On 22 Nov 2019, members of the Myanmar In-Country Steering Committee on the Voluntary Principles for Security and Human Rights (VPSHR) made an introductory call on the Myanmar Deputy Minister of Home Affairs.
MCRB held a Dialogue on offshore gas in Myanmar at Hotel Kyaukphyu to discuss how to build company-community ‘Partnerships for Development’ and how best to ensure that the eople of Rakhine State will benefit from offshore gas development in Myanmar.
Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) hosted a responsible business seminar on Thursday October 24 to share experience on governance of corporate philanthropy.
Vicky Bowman spoke on 25 October at a seminar on ‘Ethical marketing for the 21st Century organised by the Advertising Agencies Association of Myanmar - AAAM, at the Union of Myanmar Chambers of Commerce and industry in Yangon.
At the invitation of the Joint Bill Committee which is currently considering the draft Petroleum Bill, MCRB has submitted comments to Parliament which draw on the findings of the 2014 Oil and Gas Sector Wide Impact Assessment.
MCRB will publish an updated toolkit for companies in Myanmar on resisting corruption and working with integrity later this year, together with the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
MCRB has supplied written comments to the ongoing consultation on the draft procedure for EIA consultant registration.
MCRB, together with its partners from the Myanmar Digital Rights Forum, have launched the countdown to “Myanmar Internet Blackout Day 101”.
MCRB, in partnership with Scholar Institute held a training on Responsible Business and the role of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) in Kyaukphyu on 29 August.
Yangon, Myanmar – The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) and the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) today launched a guide to “Respecting Myanmar Culture in the Workplace”.
About 60 participants from around 20 Myanmar and international businesses, as well as LGBT+ rights groups, trade union rights, international organisations, experts and lawyers discussed attended a workshop on 28/29 August at the Rose Garden Hotel, Yangon.
On 27 August, MCRB in cooperation with the Environmental Conservation Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) held a one day workshop for ministry staff involved in investment in a variety of sectors...
MCRB joined Flora&Fauna International (FFI), Thant Myanmar and UNDP, with support from the German Embassy to organise a one-day workshop on 9 July at Hilton Hotel, Naypyidaw, to discuss how to reduce plastic pollution in Myanmar.
On 10/11 July, MCRB and UNESCO Myanmar office facilitated a multistakeholder discussion on sustainable management of tourism in Mrauk U at Sedona Hotel Yangon.
On 2 and 3 July, MCRB, together with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) as part of the FairBiz programme supported by the UK FCO Prosperity Fund, organised day long training and consultation workshops for local businesses.
MCRB has issued a bilingual statement on the current internet shutdown in nine townships in Rakhine and Chin State, together with Freedom of Expression Myanmar (FEM), Myanmar ICT Development Organisation (MIDO) and Phandeeyar...
Community-centred planning, multi-stakeholder coordination and transparency needed to ensure responsible tourism development in regions
MCRB and Vermont Law School are undertaking a programme of In-Depth Training on Environmental Legal Advocacy for civil society leaders, to support them in understanding Myanmar’s environmental policy and law framework.
Vicky Bowman presented on opportunities in Myanmar to develop Respectful Workplaces at the Myanmar-EU Economic Forum in Naypyidaw on 5 June, to complement the newly launched EuroCham Myanmar Responsible Business Initiative.
On 15 May, a Regional Roundtable on Driving Responsible Recruitment in Asia, at Novotel Yangon was organised by MCRB. Around 110 participants attended on 15 May for a full day of discussion.