Category: Methodology

Posted in Diamond Methodology Resource Management Synthetics

Price Difference of Lab-created Diamonds from Natural Diamonds

Synthetic diamonds are chemically, physically and optically identical to earth-mined diamonds, but they are man-made with the use of advanced technology. There are two key methods for making synthetic diamonds, High-Pressure-High Temperature (HPHT) process and Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD).… Read More

Posted in Mapping Tools

Mapping tool ‘MapChart’

“Try out your ideas by visualising them [….]”  – David Seabury (American Psychologist)

Dear all, 

I would like to share with you a link to a website where you can create your ‘own’ world map according to your own taste!… Read More

Posted in Business and Human Rights Civil Society Corporations Mapping Tools Methodology Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Stakeholder State

CSR in Myanmar

History of CSR in Myanmar

  • There is little understanding of the concept of CSR, indicating a need for training
  • CSR is primarily thought of as philanthropy in Myanmar
    • Buddhist influence morally encourages donations of money, goods and services
    • Entrenchment of values encouraging willingness to share
  • CSR is seen as a fashionable concept and is certainly seen as the right thing to do

Legal framework and Initiatives:


  1. Child Labour and Forced Labour
    Child and forced labour are enormous issues in Myanmar.
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Posted in Business and Human Rights Civil Society Corporations Energy Mapping Tools Methodology Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Stakeholder State Sustainability

The Bridge of Diversity: Inside a Chinese Infrastructure Project in Mozambique

Running for Resources Again?

As industrialization took off in Europe at the 19th Century, Imperialists rushed to Africa to ensure the natural resources necessary for powering the metropole. Violence and deep exploitation followed, completely impeding the development of the African countries.… Read More