Upashana Salam | The Daily Star
  • Upashana Salam

    Journalist at The Daily Star. upashanasalam@gmail.com

  • Making markets work for SDGs

    AS Bangladesh is growing at an exponential speed, its markets are expanding in such ways where intervention is necessary, thereby
  • Firms being equipped to build inclusive business models

    When we talk about support for the bottom of the economic pyramid, our endeavours might seem somewhat myopic. Financial aid can only help to an extent. As for corporate social responsibility, one might argue it's just another form of charity that is not systematic or sustainable in the grander scheme of things.
  • Lessons we should have learned from her murder

    When 14-year-old Yasmin Akhter was reassured by some police officers that they would drop her home after she missed her bus to Dhaka from Dinajpur, she probably didn't think twice about it. Like many of us, she probably believed that she would be safe with these protectors of law.
  • The right to a safe workplace

    Safety in workplace is a given for most of us. If you are reading this newspaper, there is a high likelihood that you don't have to worry about the walls crumbling around you or the floor collapsing right beneath your feet.
  • Prelude to a spreading nightmare

    The recent flash floods in the haor regions exemplify the threat of climate change that looms over Bangladesh. It signifies our