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ahsthumb.php A new $110 million loan facility from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide much-needed investment in private-sector infrastructure projects in Bangladesh, including in renewable energy. “Low investment in infrastructure is holding back development and economic growth in Bangladesh. Getting more power stations, roads, and water networks built would help those in rural areas in particular and could draw in more foreign direct investment,” said Peter Marro, Principal Financial Sector... »
fossil-fuel030 GCE Group participated in the discussion whether adequate fossil fuel resources will be available to support a near doubling in the size of the global economy to $130 trillion by 2030. Together with policymakers, non-governmental and public officials, academicians, scientists, and private sector leaders, Alexander Moskalenko, President and CEO of GCE Group, discussed this and other critical issues under the theme of “Securing Tomorrow’s Energy Today.”   Hosted by the... »
industrial-sectoup The Unnayan Onneshan, an independent multidisciplinary think-tank, in its latest issue of Bangladesh Economic Update states that the industrial sector is witnessing decelerating rate of growth, indicating its contracted share in gross domestic product (GDP) and reduction in expansion of GDP in the current year. The growth in manufacturing was 9.34 percent in FY 2012-13 which was lower than those of 9.37 and 9.45 percent of FY 2011-12 and FY... »
chevron-program DOHA, 9 OCTOBER: The Doha Carbon & Energy Forum’s steering committee (“DCEF”) has officially announced the 2013 DCEF forum will be held in Qatar from the period 11-13th November. DCEF is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, H.E. Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, the Minister of Energy & Industry of Qatar, who will deliver the opening address, Mr. Faisal Al-Suwaidi, President... »
the-dhakaed The Dhaka- Sundarban long march ended on Saturday giving the government until October 11 to drop the Rampal thermal power plant project or face a ‘strong movement’. On the last day of the five day march, activists held a rally at Digraj in Bagherhat and adopted the ‘Sundarban declaration’. The marchers started their return journey to Dhaka on Saturday night. Speakers at the rally said that fresh protest programmes would... »
The Department of Environment (DoE), with support from GIZ, the German Development Cooperation, organized an intensive training for the officials of DoE on 24th and 25th of September 2013 to finalize standards and guidelines, which will become part of the environmental regulations for industrialsludge. Promotion of Social and Environmental Standards in the Industry (PSES), a joint project of the governments of Bangladesh and Germany, implemented by Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,... »
thumb32 At a formal reception held at a local hotel on September 15, Chevron Bangladesh was recognized by the National Board of Revenue (NBR) as the highest corporate tax payer for the consecutive fiscal years of 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. In accordance with the National Tax Card Policy 2010, 20 recipients in individual and company categories were presented with a ‘Tax Card’, providing special amenities and privileges. These include special invitations to... »
dynamic-debt-2013 The Unnayan Onneshan, an independent multidisciplinary think-tank, in its August issue of Bangladesh Economic Update divulges that the growth rate of per capita debt burden is increasing at a higher rate than that of per capita GDP growth, resulting in increased accumulation of debt. In FY 2012-13, the rate of growth in per capita GDP and the rate of growth in per capita debt burden stood at 11.6 percent and... »
food Rome, 11 September 2013 – The waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year is not only causing major economic losses but also wreaking significant harm on the natural resources that humanity relies upon to feed itself, says a new FAO report released today. Food Wastage Footprint: Impacts on Natural Resources is the first study to analyze the impacts of global food wastage from an environmental perspective,... »
September 8, 2013: Chevron Bangladesh renewed its partnership with Save the Children to implement its SHIKHON program for the communities residing near its Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar Gas Plants. The partnership was formalized at a signing ceremony held on 5th September 2013 at Chevron’s Dhaka offices. Present at the ceremony were Chevron Bangladesh President, Geoffrey Strong; External Affairs Director, Naser Ahmed, Save the Children Country Director, Michael McGrath, and... »