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ADB Civil Society Brief on Myanmar

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published a February 2015 Civil Society Brief on Myanmar which complements MCRB’s briefing paper on the CSOs and the extractives industries published in October 2014.

Briefing Paper on Biodiversity, Human Rights and Business

MCRB has published a briefing paper intended to help business, civil society and government, particularly regulators, understand how some types of investment in Myanmar can negatively impact biodiversity and and thereby affect human rights.

Briefing Paper on Civil Society Organisations and the Extractives Industries in Myanmar

MCRB has published a briefing paper on civil society organisations (CSOs) and the extractives industries in Myanmar which is intended to support meaningful engagement between companies and CSOs who are focussed on oil, gas and mining.

Briefing Paper on Land Issues in Myanmar

MCRB has published a briefing paper on land issues in Myanmar, is part of an occasional series. It is intended to assist businesses investing in Myanmar that are conducting due diligence on land and seeking an understanding of the current landscape...

Burmese Translation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December 1966, and in force from 3 January 1976.

Business and Human Rights Guide for Companies in Myanmar

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) today published an online “Myanmar Human Rights and Business Country Guide” concerning how businesses operating in Myanmar can impact human rights.

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

The website of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) spotlights conduct of over 5600 companies.

Business Disability International (BDI)

BDI is a unique global business consortium galvanising the power of multinational organisations to build a more successful, productive, efficient and inclusive future for business and disabled people.

Can Myanmar Begin the Journey to Sustainable and Quality Tourism?

MCRB today publishes a sector-wide impact assessment (SWIA) on tourism which highlights some of the positive and negative impacts tourism can have on the country, and the choices to be made.

Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST)

CoST is a country centred initiative that drives better value from infrastructure by increasing transparency and accountability in its delivery.

Dhaka Principles for Migration with Dignity

A set of principles for the responsible recruitment and employment of migrant workers.

Do No Harm: A Toolkit for the Tourism Industry

This Do No Harm toolkit has been developed for businesses, not-for-profit and government organisations that directly or indirectly supply goods or services to the tourism, travel and hospitality industries.

DRC and MCRB Publish New Guide on CSR and Disability for Companies in Myanmar

The Deaf Resources Centre (DRC) and Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) have published a guide on Corporate Social Responsibility and Disability’ (CSR-D) in English and Myanmar languages.

Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) Guidelines

The Emerging Markets Private EquityAssociation (EMPEA) Guidelines identify elements of legal and tax regimes that experience from other markets has demonstrated will help attract robust international and local private equity and venture capital investment

Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures

The Myanmar Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures (MOECAF Notification 616 of 29 December 2015) are available in Burmese, with an unofficial English translation of the Procedures and Annex 1 in English.

Freedom of Association Guidelines

Guidelines on Freedom of Association (FoA) in English, Chinese and Myanmar, which aim to operationalise and contextualise what FoA means in Myanmar, based on international standards and the Myanmar legal framework.

Good Governance Toolkit for Myanmar Businesses: A Handbook for Resisting Corruption and Working with Integrity

A “Good Governance Toolkit” in Burmese and English is intended to help owners and managers of businesses in Myanmar reduce the risks of corruption.

Google Safety Centre Booklet (Myanmar Translation)

A guide to staying safe and secure online. This booklet is designed to give you useful hints and tips that are easy to remember and put into action.

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Burmese)

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were proposed by UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie, and endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in June 2011. This is a Burmese translation of the original document.

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