Sustainability

Sustainability, inclusivity and climate change

Bangladesh and Switzerland celebrate 50 years of bilateral relationship today. The relationship is evolving as Bangladesh is gearing to become a developed country by 2041. Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard sat down with The Daily Star to share her views on what the future holds for the two countries.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Travelling essentials: Ways to become a responsible tourist

Responsible tourism is all about making better places to live, and visit while letting nature thrive. These days, the terms responsible tourism, sustainable tourism, eco-tourism take centre stage of any discourse regarding travelling and tourism, and for good reasons. There is raising awareness, globally, about the adverse impacts travel can have on the nature, environment, places and people — especially through contributing to climate change, pollution, unsustainable pressure on wildlife and habitats, harming local economies, or even distortion of local customs, cultures and heritage.

March 13, 2022
March 13, 2022

Sustainability, inclusivity and climate change

Bangladesh and Switzerland celebrate 50 years of bilateral relationship today. The relationship is evolving as Bangladesh is gearing to become a developed country by 2041. Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard sat down with The Daily Star to share her views on what the future holds for the two countries.

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Engaging private organisations for sustainable development

The session aimed to identify areas of collaboration amongst stakeholders to create enduring partnership for development and better serve disadvantaged groups through engaging the private sector.

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

Fun Upcycling Projects to Try

Fun ways to adopting a zero-waste lifestyle.

July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018

Circular fashion: Why and how Bangladesh could take the lead

In the month of May, I was invited to represent Bangladesh at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in Denmark. The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the most influential summit on sustainability in the fashion world. More than 2,500 international visitors and more than 100 thought leaders discussed the challenges that the fashion sector and the value chain associated face today.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Bangladesh to surprise world in SDGs too, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh is committed to leading by example again in case of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as it surprised the world with its achievements in MDGs.

September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

Who will suffer most from climate change?

A few years ago, Melinda and I visited with a group of rice farmers in Bihar, India, one of the most flood-prone regions of the country.