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Legal Instruments Pertaining to Environmental Management in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh

Version 1 : Received: 12 July 2017 / Approved: 12 July 2017 / Online: 12 July 2017 (10:14:33 CEST)

How to cite: Islam, K. Legal Instruments Pertaining to Environmental Management in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh. Preprints 2017, 2017070027 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201707.0027.v1). Islam, K. Legal Instruments Pertaining to Environmental Management in the Textile Sector of Bangladesh. Preprints 2017, 2017070027 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201707.0027.v1).

Abstract

The aim of this short communication is to find out the legal set up that complies with the environmental management in the textile sector of Bangladesh. This sector is the one of the biggest contributor to the economy of the nation. This sector contributes 81% to the total export earnings involving an immense number of stakeholders to its production processes. It is also true that this sector is largely responsible for the overall environmental pollution through its effluent discharge. The findings suggest that there are both international and national legal guidelines exist for environmental management in the said sector. In order to improve the environmental standards rehearsing lawful instruments is compulsory for the said industries.

Subject Areas

environment; environmental pollution; environmental management; textile industry; legal instruments

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