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Sustainable Development

Focus on ‘future sustainability’ while making investments: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has called for focusing on “future sustainability” while making investment as she placed a four-point proposal to save the planet from the adverse impact of climate change

This UN handout photo shows Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of Bangladesh, as she virtually addresses the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on 26 September 2020, in New York

Bangladesh's Zahin among 17 young leaders selected for SDGs

Young Leaders for the SDGs is a flagship initiative of the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, which recognises the efforts of young people leading drives to combat the world's most ...

Bangladesh's Zahin among 17 young leaders selected for SDGs

Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

At stake is the future of a key driver of the global transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy: solar power was the second-fastest growing renewable source after wind in 2019, according to the ...

Rodrigue Kauahou, Jose Carlos Navarro and David Pascual, workers of the installation company Alromar, set up solar panels on the roof of a home in Colmenar Viejo, Spain on 19 June 2020

Bangladesh moves 7 notches up in 2020 SDG Index

Bangladesh has moved seven notches up in the Sustainable Development Goals Index 2020 as it has ranked 109 among the 166 countries

Bangladesh moves 7 notches up in 2020 SDG Index

Mohammad Alauddin made SREDA chairman

Mohammad Alauddin, additional secretary (policy and renewable energy) to the power division, has been made chairman of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority

Mohammad Alauddin made SREDA chairman

Geneva Virtual Ocean Dialogues

PM Hasina places three proposals for sustainable use of aquatic sources

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday placed a three-point proposal for boosting global cooperation for durable use of ocean and other aquatic sources, urging the world community to renew their ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina places three proposals for sustainable use of aquatic sources.

'Sustainable' investments attract tens of trillions of dollars

Tens of trillions of global investment dollars are pouring into companies touting robust environmental, social and governance credentials. Now short-sellers spy an opportunity.Such hedge funds, often ...

'Sustainable' investments attract tens of trillions of dollars

Pollution, death and GDP, everything increases

The India Supreme Court on 25 November, referring to Delhi’s air pollution, said that it would be better to kill off everyone in a bomb explosion than letting them suffer in this manner. ...

Pollution, death and GDP, everything increases

'Manmade pollution key challenge to sustainable maritime development'

Planning minister MA Mannan on Thursday said manmade pollution, contamination, and natural disasters pose challenges to sustainable maritime development."We’ve maritime resources but there are ...

'Manmade pollution key challenge to sustainable maritime development'

UN urges govts to respect rights to active, meaningful participation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all governments to respect the people’s rights to active, substantive and meaningful participation, reports UNB.“I salute all of you who strive ...

UN urges govts to respect rights to active, meaningful participation
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