About the company
Toshiba is a Japanese multinational conglomerate. Its Chinese subsidiary. Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. (THPC) supplies turbines to the Upper Yeywa dam in Shan State.
The dam is opposed by local residents and will result in displacement and environmental damage.
Nang San San Aye, a Shan State MP, has stated: “We urge foreign countries to stop promoting and investing in dams in Burma’s war zones. It is fuelling conflict, and undermining efforts to seek peace.”
Corporate Vice President
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Toshiba website accessed November 2018
Hydro World article 30th March 2015
Shan Human Rights Organisation report 2016 https://www.shanhumanrights.org/eng/images/2016/pdf/03-30-2016-Namtu–English.pdf
Notified 30th November 2018
Added to the Dirty List 11 December 2018
Follow up letter sent 19th January 2022