Dhaka, Jul 13 (UNB)- Huawei released its 2018 Sustainability Report on Friday. The 2018 report explains Huawei's four strategies for sustainability: digital inclusion, security and trustworthiness, environmental protection, and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem.
Also, different initiatives taken by Huawei in Bangladesh, like the ongoing relief distribution programs, providing technical support for the development of mobile financial services and providing proper ICT based education for women empowerment in partnership with other organizations got priority in this year’s report.
Over the past year, Huawei has been working to help achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), build a sustainable and more inclusive ecosystem with its industry partners, and execute its own sustainability strategies.
On Friday’s report disclosure ceremony in China, Liang Hua, Chairman of Huawei, said, "Huawei has been creating value for its customers through innovation. We are doing everything we can to bridge the digital divide and meet the world's needs for connectivity. “
“We want to make digital services more affordable and equally accessible to all, and to do our part in contributing to social and economic development."
To Huawei energy efficiency has become a major consideration for future communications networks and keeping this in mind Huawei has made many innovations in the course of its 5G research, product development, and engineering.
Huawei has managed to reduce the power consumption per 5G site to 20% less than the industry average. This has been made possible by the new Huawei chipsets, system software, professional services, and advanced hardware and heat dissipation technologies.
These innovative technologies have made Huawei's 5G more energy-efficient. Also, to bring the benefits of digital technology to every person, home, and organization, Huawei have launched a global digital inclusion initiative called TECH4ALL.
Huawei's new sustainability strategies include two major changes. First, Huawei has expanded its strategy of bridging the digital divide into a digital inclusion strategy. Building on connectivity, the company is now also paying more attention to applications and skills. Second, its strategy of supporting stable and secure network operations and protecting user privacy has been upgraded into the "security and trustworthiness" strategy.
To protect the environment, Huawei has taken, “environment protection” strategy. Under this strategy, in 2018, Huawei used about 932 million kWh of electricity from clean energy sources, representing an emissions reduction of about 450,000 tons and to provide “healthy and harmonious ecosystem” last year, Huawei organized 177 community support programs worldwide, to support local sustainable growth.
Dhaka, Jul 11 (UNB)- PRAN-RFL Group has been giving highest importance to environment related issues along with manufacturing quality products, said Kamruzzaman Kamal, director (marketing) at PRAN-RFL Group.
He came up with the remarks at a view exchange meeting in the conference room celebrating the fifth year of Habiganj Industrial Park (HIP) on Thursday.
He said that “We have 4 Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) with the capacity of treating 66 lakh liters of liquid waste. The liquid waste is treated through the ETPs and organic fertilizer is made through the solid waste.”
HM Manjurul Haque, General Manager of HIP who was also present on the programme said that some 20,000 jobs have been created in the park in past five years while 80 percent of total staffs are local.
He also said “PRAN-RFL Group is working not only to create employment here but also working to extend scope of education. For this reason, the group has established a school in the area. Now 600 students are studying here. Moreover, we give scholarships to meritorious students of some schools of the area.”
Fazle Rabbi, General Manager (RFL-administration), Ehsanul Habib, Senior Manager (PRAN-administration) at HIP and Zeaul Haque, Assistant General Manager (Public Relations) at PRAN-RFL Group were also present there among others.
Dhaka, Jul 11 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its 500th Agent Banking Outlet at Alfadanga Bazar in Faridpur recently. Md. Abdul Jabbar, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank inaugurated the outlet as chief guest.
Md. Maksudur Rahman, Executive Vice President and Head of Khulna Zone presided over the program.
Saifur Rahman, Mayor of Alfadanga municipality, Monirul Haque Sikder, Principal of Alfadanga Government College, Muhammad Nurul Karim, Senior Vice President, Kazi Mohammad Ismail, First Assistant Vice President of the bank and Md. Akramuzzaman, local businessman spoke at the launching of the Islami Bank agent banking outlet as special guests.
Mohammad Tauhidur Rahman, Head of Boalmari Branch gave welcome speech. Md. Imran Hossain, Bank’s agent and proprietor of Burkaty Enterprise also addressed the program. Local businesspersons, professionals and dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Jul 10 (UNB) - Local handset manufacturer Walton has started taking pre-orders for its first triple camera phone with notch display to be released next month. The new 4G network supported smartphone ‘Primo S7’ also has sports powerful processor and battery back-up with many other attractive features.
Asifur Rahman Khan, Chief of Walton Cellular Phone sales department, said customers can make pre-order from all Walton Plaza and Brand outlets across the country from Wednesday (July 10, 2019). They will get sure cash-back of up to 5,000 BDT on pre-order of the phone price of which is 15,999 BDT only.
Runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system, the device features a 6.26-inch 19:9 U-Notch HD+ display with 1520X720 pixel screen resolutions. It sports a 64 bit 2.0 GHz Octa-Core processor, PowerVR Rogue GE8320 GPU, 3GB DDR4 RAM, 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 256 GB) with 3900 mAh battery.
The new device has 12MP+13MP+2MP PDAF AI powered triple camera with LED flash and a set of attractive features along with another 16MP front camera for selfies, says a press release.
The 8.2 mm slim phone comes in two different colors of Blue and Sea Green. Customers will also be able to enjoy instant replacement warranty for 30 days for the phone along with one-year regular service warranty.
Dhaka, Jul 10 (UNB)- Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers of the country signed a corporate agreement with Fardin Group, a renowned plastic manufacturer at Banglalink’s head quarter on Tuesday.
Under the agreement, officials of Fardin Group will use Banglalink’s SIMs, bundle offers, internet packs and other digital services.
Rubaiyat a Tanzeen, Enterprise Business Director of Banglalink and Mohammed Jamir Hossain, Deputy Managing Director of Fardin Group signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations.
Zayed Al Hossain Rownak, General Manager of Admin in Fardin Group, Abdullah Faiz, B2B Product & Marketing Director of Banglalink, Md Rafiqul Alam, Head of Enterprise Operation of Banglalink, Md Mirajul Islam, Corporate Group Manager of Banglalink and Md Farhan Quraishi, Corporate Account Manager of Banglalink were also present on the ceremony.