AMCHAM Myanmar Recognizes Top CSR Programs

November 21, Yangon “ The American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (AMCHAM Myanmar) honored its members' corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs at a ceremony held on November 21 at Chatrium Royal Lake Yangon, presided over by U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, Scot Marciel. The second annual AMCHAM CSR Excellence (ACE) Awards recognized 16 companies for their exemplary CSR programs and their dedication to investing in and improving the communities where they operate. AMCHAM Myanmar promotes the positive impact AMCHAM Myanmar member companies make by committing long-term economic and social benefits to their local communities, and encourages companies to uphold the highest business standards and operate in accordance with AMCHAM's Universal Business Principles. Ambassador Scot Marciel congratulated the recognition recipients and said "I'd like to congratulate AmCham Myanmar and its members for their service to the community through their CSR programs in key areas such as micro-finance for women in rural areas, clean water, healthcare initiatives and vocational skills training among many others. American investors not only bring jobs, capacity building, best practices and technology, they also support communities as good neighbors and responsible investors". AMCHAM Myanmar President Scott Neal, President of Chevron/Unocal Myanmar said "I am delighted to see that ethical business practices and CSR continue to be a fundamental part of American business operating in Myanmar. It is also encouraging to see companies both large and small contributing to Myanmar's development and investing in their communities and I am confident the number of businesses we recognize for their CSR practices will continue to expand in the years to come". (see appendix for a list of award recipients.) ### AMCHAM Myanmar is the leading international business association in Myanmar, a chapter under AMCHAM Thailand, with over 500 members representing over 160 American, Myanmar, and other international companies. The Chamber was founded in 2013. For more information, please go to www.amchammyanmar.com or contact clara@amchammyanmar.com. APPENDIX 2016 AMCHAM Myanmar CSR Excellence Recognition recipients (in alphabetical order): British American Tobacco Myanmar Limited Caterpillar Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon Chevron Myanmar (Unocal Myanmar Offshore Limited) Coca-Cola Myanmar Double-S Project Management Co., Ltd (SME) General Electric Global Technology Group Company Limited Grand Royal Group of Companies Hilton Hotel Nay Pyi Taw InyaLand Co., Ltd. (SME) Myan Shwe Pyi Tractors PepsiCo Procter & Gamble Myanmar Company Ltd. SMART Technical Services Co Ltd (SME) Standard Chartered Bank

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