Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches briefing on Myanmar

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5 August 2013

[PDF] Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches briefing on Myanmar

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

…Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first briefing on Myanmar: “Business & human rights in Myanmar – a round-up of recent developments”. The briefing covers the positive and negative impacts of companies operating in the country. It draws on a range of reports that the Resource Centre has featured on its website and in its Weekly Updates, from local NGOs, community groups, business organizations and the media. It also refers to responses we received from companies when we asked them to reply to concerns raised by civil society, and notes which companies failed to respond…

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1 August 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Myanmar: a round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing summarises major business and human rights developments in Myanmar (Burma) from November 2010, when the country held its first elections after 20 years and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest, to the present. It covers the positive and negative impacts of companies operating in the country, and is based on reports from a range of sources that the Resource Centre has featured on its website and in its Weekly Updates...This briefing provides an overview of major issues, cases, developments and trends...[refers to Air Bagan, Capital Guardian Emerging Markets DC Master Fund, Capital Guardian Emerging Markets Restricted Equity Fund for Tax-Exempt Trusts, China North Industries Corporation, China Power Investment Corporation, Chinese National Petroleum Corporation, Cisco Systems, CITIC Group, Crowley Marine Services, Daewoo International, Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Google, Hercules Offshore, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Italian-Thai Development Company, KOGAS, Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Company Limited, Vodafone, and Yangon Bakehouse]

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