Boston Common Joins Investors in Urging Caution toward Burma as Sanctions Are Lifted

Despite the anticipated lifting of sanctions in Burma, Boston Common’s experience with conflict zones leads us to have significant concerns with rapid investment in the country.  Absent a solid rule of law and a robust political system, corporations may face exposure to human rights violations, corruption, and bribery- related risks.  We urge investors and corporations to take a cautious approach as they consider investment opportunities in the country.

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