RFL Houseware Introduces Campaign to Raise Awareness on Waste Management

RFL Houseware, a household products brand of country’s one of the leading business conglomerate RFL Group, has launched a campaign named ‘Bins of Change’ to create awareness among the common people on waste management. The main objective of the campaign is to create a clean environment by raising awareness through…

Nord Stream Gas Supplies ‘Fully Stopped’ for Maintenance: Gazprom

Russian energy giant Gazprom said recently it had suspended all gas supplies to Germany through the Nord Stream pipeline, as the conflict in Ukraine raises fears for energy supplies to Europe. "Supplies via Nord Stream completely stopped as preventative work begins today at a gas compressor unit," the company said…

BPCL Targets Net Zero, 10 GW of RE by 2040

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), India’s second-largest oil refining and fuel retailing firm, plans to scale up its renewable energy portfolio to 10 GW by 2040 — the year it is targeting net-zero carbon emission, chairman Arun Kumar Singh said recently. Addressing the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, he said BPCL…

Fuel Price Re-adjustment to Reduce Pressure on Economy: FBCCI

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) has welcomed the decision for price re-adjustment of fuel oil as it would decrease the pressure on the national economy despite the global crisis. Therefore, FBCCI president Md Jashim Uddin welcomed the decision of price reduction of diesel, petrol, octane…

Oil­Linked Pricing May Attract IOCs

Bangladesh is moving towards strategies similar to other countries including neighbors India and Myanmar in a bid to turn around from failures of offshore exploration. Petrobangla is proceeding towards a crude oil-linked pricing mechanism instead of remaining confined to floor and ceiling pricing as per the suggestion of Wood Mackenzie.…

MCCI Workshop on Industrial Rooftop Solar System

The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), in collaboration with Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), organized a workshop titled "Installation of Industrial Rooftop Solar System" at the MCCI office in the capital's Gulshan area recently. Md.Habibur Rahman, Secretary of Power Division and Director, IDCOL, graced the event as the…

Govt Working to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic in Coastal Region: Shahab

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Shahab Uddin recently said the government has approved a roadmap to phase out single-use plastic in coastal areas. "The government of Bangladesh has also finalized the Towards a Multisectoral Action Plan for Sustainable Plastic Management in Bangladesh," he told the National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop…

Bangladesh Seeks UK Support to Implement NAP

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md. Shahab Uddin said Bangladesh requires US$230 billion till 2030 to implement 113 activities under 8 thematic areas identified in newly formulated National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Certainly, we shall mobilize domestic resources, however without International and bilateral support, it would be very difficult…

Adani Pledges Power Supply to BD by Dec

Indian business tycoon Gautam Adani met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi recently, pledging to start power supply to Bangladesh by December. Adani praised Hasina for her "inspirational and stunningly bold" vision for Bangladesh, expressing confidence in the completion of the transmission line under the Godda power project to…