Opinion

October 25, 2021
October 25, 2021

Better strategy for climate finance is key to COP26 success

It is now well-recognised that the impacts of climate change will have significant economic costs in climate vulnerable countries.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Ending poverty depends on how we value people and the planet

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an opportunity to not only acknowledge the difficulties the poor face worldwide but also to make the concerns on poverty heard by all,...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

A case for green transition in our apparel sector

In today’s world, business is not only about profit, employment, income, and growth. Hence, it is not only about economic sustainability—it is also about social and environmental sustainability.

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

What is at stake for Bangladesh at COP26?

The most important climate talk at the highest political level—since the Paris climate conference in 2015—is set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland this year, from October 31 to November 12.

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Building a healthy e-commerce sector needs strong actions

The recent crisis that has been created in the emerging e-commerce sector of Bangladesh is another example of financial fraudulence in the country.

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Why accountability of civil society groups is equally important

A few years back, a reputed non-governmental think tank in Europe saw its sad demise after more than two decades of operation.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Monetary policy during the pandemic

The world is passing through unusual times, with the Covid-19 pandemic forcing countries to adopt policies which would otherwise not be adopted.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Addressing the accountability challenge of e-commerce

In recent years, Bangladesh has seen a rise in electronic commerce along with other countries around the world.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Collaborative approach needed for a compliant apparel sector

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, global brands and buyers had either cancelled or postponed imports of apparel from Bangladesh. Later, towards August and September 2020,

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

Can patent waiver for Covid-19 treatment bring vaccine equity?

The inequality in accessing vaccines to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic is growing.