GBI companies and GBI Director participate in World Economic Forum on East Asia meetings in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, 5-7 June 2013

Kathryn Dovey, Director of GBI along with representatives from Total and General Electric Company took part in a side session at the World Economic Forum in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on 5 June entitled “Implementing standards for Responsible Business and Human Rights”. Kathryn Dovey also addressed participants at a breakfast session on Partnerships for Peacebuilding in Myanmar where she spoke to an audience of government, companies and civil society about the importance of companies ensuring they know and show they are respecting human rights in their operations in Myanmar.