Sazzadul Hassan

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Dealing with soaring energy costs

Of late, energy prices have gone through the roof. Prices of natural gas and coal in recent weeks have risen to a level that is the highest in decades. Consequently, electricity prices in some parts of the world, especially in Europe, North America, and some parts of Asia have skyrocketed.

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Complying with supply chain due diligence

On June 11 earlier this year, the German Parliament, the Bundestag, passed a law called “Act on Corporate Due Diligence in Supply Chains”. This law obliges business organisations to fulfil their due diligence obligations in their supply chains with regard to respecting internationally recognised human rights and certain environmental standards.

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Safeguarding private sector employees

Mohammad Kashem served a private company for 20 years. One fine morning when he was getting ready to go to his office, he had a sudden heart attack. Unfortunately, he could not recover, left this world, leaving behind a family of four members – his elderly mother, wife and two children.

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

The rice economy

Rice, the four-letter word, is not just the staple food; it is at the centre of the overall life of Bengalis, whether it is culture, politics, or the economy. Although many things have changed in Bengali life over time, rice remains radiant in its own glory.

March 28, 2021
March 28, 2021

An unprecedented crisis in shipping

Off late shipping costs have gone through the roof, making life miserable for the businesses. The freight rate for a 40-foot container to European base ports from Chattogram has reached to $5,000 level.

January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021

Alternative meat -- transforming the food industry in a big way

Meat is surely one of the most preferred foods for human beings. As history suggests, mankind started eating meat around 3.4 million years ago.

December 1, 2020
December 1, 2020

Vaccine for all: key to reviving the world economy

The human civilisation hasn’t experienced such a grievous catastrophe in the last 100 years. Both lives and livelihoods are dreadfully impacted due to the pandemic caused by the deadly coronavirus. This is the worst-ever global economic recession in decades, according to the World Bank.

September 27, 2020
September 27, 2020

China’s return to normalcy: a lesson for others

China is indeed a surprise package! The country, from which the deadly coronavirus originates, seems to have recovered well as not only has it successfully contained the virus, but is also slowly showing signs of a return to normalcy as far as the economy is concerned.

June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020

Collective efforts key to fighting pandemic

The deadly coronavirus has started to take an outrageous toll. More than nine-and-a-half million people across the globe have been infected while nearly half-a-million people unfortunately lost their lives to the disease.

April 30, 2020
April 30, 2020

Managing business during and after pandemic

It was a bolt from the blue! This pandemic has truly taken everybody to a surprise. The deadly germ didn’t take much time to spread all across the globe after it originated in China in December last year. Around 3 million people living in more than 200 countries have been infected so far, out of which about 200,000 innocent lives were perished.