The US-government-backed Overseas Private Investment Corporation launches operations in Burma with a US$250 million loan to a company that builds and maintains telecommunications towers.
Existing foreign investors may find their local partner facing closer scrutiny, while new investors have to consider how their potential partners attained their level of wealth.
With the recent influx of foreign nationals into the country proving lucrative, significant investments are made to take advantage of likely continued rise.
The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business has found that the majority of domestic firms are unwilling or unable to disclose information on their own human rights standards.
DVB Interview International spoke to Vicky Bowman from the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business about the centre’s work, ways in which companies can adopt responsible business practices and how to…