Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB)
More and More Businesses in Myanmar are Hiring Persons with Disabilities Members of the Myanmar VPSHR Steering Committee meet the Deputy Home Minister Rakhine State and Kyaukphyu Communities Want Companies and Government to Coordinate and Consult With Them on Community Development Programmes

More and More Businesses in Myanmar are Hiring Persons with Disabilities

In advance of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Vicky Bowman, Director of MCRB, congratulated the increasing number of businesses in Myanmar who are employing people with disabilities because they recognise it makes good business sense.

Members of the Myanmar VPSHR Steering Committee meet the Deputy Home Minister

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.

Rakhine State and Kyaukphyu Communities Want Companies and Government to Coordinate and Consult With Them on Community Development Programmes

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.

About MCRB

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business is an initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout Myanmar. The Centre is a joint initiative of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR).

Based in Yangon, it aims to provide a trusted, impartial forum for dialogue, seminars, and briefings to relevant parties as well as access to international expertise and tools.

The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which were unanimously endorsed in June 2011 by the UN Human Rights Council, are key to the Centre’s mission and activities.

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Founders

The Institute for Human Rights and Business

IHRB is a global centre of excellence and expertise on the relationship between business and internationally proclaimed human rights standards.

 
The Danish Institute for Human Rights

DIHR endeavours to strengthen the collection, development and communication of knowledge about human rights in Denmark and Europe, and internationally.

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