This handbook aims to give practical advice for employers in Myanmar on how to create accessible employment opportunities and increase recruitment and job retention for persons with disabilities.
This handbook is a concise and practical description of essential family business governance components and suggested approaches to resolving common family business governance dilemmas.
This Guide brings together many of the sources of Myanmar labour law in a single, user-friendly guide.
This briefing paper, available in English and Burmese focuses on international standards for respect of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, and how they apply in a Myanmar legal, political and social context.
The Danish Institute for Human Rights has worked with East Yangon University Law Department as part of the 2017-2021 Denmark - Myanmar Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights, to produce Myanmar translations of a number of human rights law texts...
‘International Standards for Responsible Business in Conflict Affected and Fragile Environments’ brochure developed by the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding provides an overview of the most relevant international business standards
The International Trade Centre (ITC’s) Standards Map provides information on over 150 standards, codes of conduct, and audit protocols.
Sections of IPIECA’s Good Practice Survey on Operational Level Grievance Mechanisms have been translated to Burmese.
GIZ, together with the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and Myanmar Tourism Federation, has produced an English and Burmese language Manual on Sustainable Management in the Hospitality Sector in Myanmar intended for hotels.
MCRB’s complaints and grievance mechanism, which aims to be compliant with the UN Guiding Principles is available here in English and Burmese.
MCRB has launched a Briefing Paper on ‘Children’s Rights and Business in Myanmar’.
MCRB has published a briefing paper aimed at helping companies combat discrimination in hiring practices and in the workplace.
Action Labor Rights today launched ‘Under Pressure’, a report on labour conditions in a number of garment factories which are either wholly Korean owned or joint-ventures with Korean companies.
Vicky Bowman spoke on 27 April in Novotel Yangon at the launch of the Burmese translation of the Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group.
MBCA is a partner of MCRB, working with SMEs at a subnational level to promote responsible business.
The Myanmar Business Forum, an IFC-supported platform for dialogue between the private sector and government aiming to improve the business environment by promoting regulatory reforms, has launched a new website.
The first set of Myanmar National Environmental Quality Guidelines to regulate emissions in a number of sectors were released on 29 December 2015.
Myanmar Responsible Tourism Institute (MRTI) is a new non-profit initiative aiming to support responsible tourism development in Myanmar through knowledge sharing, training and research.
This brochure provides basic information about the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the most comprehensive set of government-backed recommendations on responsible business conduct in existence today.
The OECD Watch brochure provides a brief overview of the content of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the associated complaint mechanism.