Bangladesh Keyword: environmental

September 6, 2023

Aiming to increase environmentally-friendly initiatives, the Bangladesh Bank has announced a refinancing scheme formed for eco-friendly products, projects, and initiatives. With funding of BDT 4,00,00,00,000 , affordable loans will now be available for pre-certified green industries, green buildings, and buildings featuring green initiatives. Customers must have first obtained final certification before being eligible to apply […]

March 31, 2023

To reduce environmental pollution, the Bangladesh government has issued the Environmental Conservation Rules 2023 and repealed the prior ones that were enacted in 1997, with immediate effect. Like the previous rules, industrial units and projects are classified into four categories—green, yellow, orange, and red—based on their activities and level of environmental pollution. The green category […]

October 31, 2022

Aiming to protect environmental health, the government has published a new rule based on section 20 of The Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act, 1995. The main objectives of this rule are to prevent, control, and reduce air pollution. The government will appoint a director general who will be responsible for managing and maintaining the environmental issue. […]