Green IB Champions Award 2021 awarded to green leaders of Bangladesh
Dhaka January 11 2022 :
GreenTech Foundation Bangladesh in collaboration with Sustainable Finance Division, Bangladesh Bank organized a unique green and sustainable startup business idea based competition called “Green Inclusive Business Champions”.
The Green IB Champions 2021 for the best 10 sustainable, innovative and inclusive business ideas and startups for the Green IB Champions Award 2021 giving ceremony held on Tuesday in the city.
The jury chose the winners from groups and announced in the program.
The announcement of awarded organization and individuals names came out from the the ceremony whose business ideas will contribute to the environment, transition to a modern, resource-efficient & inclusiveness, fair and competitive economy.
The awarded of the Green IB Champions 2021 were Government Institution for Green Development : ERD, Planning Commission, Green Banking/ Finance: SFD, Bangladesh Bank, Green Research Institute: Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), Green Profession Association : BGMEA, Green Industry : Vintage Denim Studio Limited, Green Energy Production (MW) : Energon Renewable (BD) Limited, Green High-Tech Industry: Walton High-Tech Industry Limited, Green Construction (Commercial) : Cityscape International Limited, Green Social Organization (Youth): Bangladesh Youth Environmental Initiative, Green Personality : Professor Saleemul Huq.
The award to show respect for the work done, which is why we are presenting it here as an inspiration and role model for the future generation and upcoming business leaders.
The first ever initiative in Bangladesh for proliferating green business ideas to go green.
Besides, celebrating the golden jubilee of country’s independence and the birth centenary of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Green Inclusive Business Champions were called on.
The vision of the initiative is to integrate ‘green inclusive business’ ventures and ideas to the national economy and international platforms for enhancing inclusive and green growth of Bangladesh.
Key objectives of this initiative are to recognizing ‘green-inclusive business venture or ideas as part of promoting green and inclusive growth.
Helping ‘green-inclusive business ventures/ideas’ to draw support of the policymakers and financing institutions. Drawing the attention of the policymakers to stimulate ‘green-inclusive business ventures/ideas’ for attaining SDG goals.
Chief guest of the award giving ceremony was Minister of Environment and Climate Change Shahab Uddin.
Academics, Activists, Youth leaders, Journalists and Experts took part in the closing and award giving ceremony.
The Green Inclusive Business Champions 2021 also identified and wanted to recognize the pioneers of Green Development in Bangladesh, who showed environmental leadership and dedication for the first time in their Sector.
These awards will recognize and celebrate the individuals and organizations for their outstanding leadership and business excellence that gives Bangladesh its pulse for the sustainability.
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