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:
- Child Labour and Forced Labour
Child and forced labour are enormous issues in Myanmar.
History of CSR:
- CSR in Malaysia began in the form of small contributions which was traditionally driven by religions and racial motivations.
- Multinational companies and businesses influenced by the west began to make corporate contributions
- The Malaysian government has gradually increased its focus on CSR, creating frameworks for implementation of CSR initiatives for the country’s businesses
- For example, the CSR Silver Book launched by the government-linked company (GLC) transformation programme, which provides firms with scorecards and guidelines to measure CSR ideas and to measure the effectiveness of corporate CSR policies.
History of CSR in Japan:
- For over 50 years the topic has been publicly debated, slowly developing as a concept
- CSR in Japan traces back to a resolution issued by the Japan Association of Corporate Executives in 1956, entitled “Awareness and Practice of the Social Responsibilities of Businessmen.”
- CSR developed through five phases as defined by Kawamura.
History of CSR:
- Afghan awareness of responsible business conduct is nascent.
- A comprehensive mining law passed in October 2014 requires mining contract holders to consult affected communities.
- The largest Telecom operator in Afghanistan, Roshan, was recognized for its social responsibility in 2015.
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- Their weight is measured in carat – 1 carat = 0.2 gram
- Diamonds were first discovered in India by Alexander the Great in 327 BC; then discovered in Brazil and described as “curious pebbles in 1725
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