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Industrial Policy 2016 of Bangladesh: An Assessment from the Green Perspective:Original Article

Sodip Roy7


Green growth, green energy, and green industrialization have been moved to the forefront of economic development in the present crux of environmental degradation and climate change. Nowadays, different policies are  having green features. Literarily, the green policy generally denotes the environmental policy, but other policies related to the environment may also be green focusing on environmental issues. And his industrial policy deserves a great attention of the policymakers in  this  regard.  The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has formulated Industrial Policy  2016 which has been embedded with several targets conducive to green growth and sustainable development goals (SDGs). As it is not a declared green industrial policy, the question has been raised here and attempts to scrutinize that to what extent or whether this policy can  promote green industries in the obvious socioeconomic condition of Bangladesh. This article has maneuvered to evaluate this policy through content analysis and found this policy as an elementary initiative for green industries in Bangladesh.


Keywords: Industrialization, market,  sustainable  development, environment, a green policy, innovation.

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