The Role of Environmental Awareness and Green Technological Usage to Foster Sustainable Green Practices in Bangladeshi Manufacturing SMEs

  • Mohammad Imtiaz Hossain*, Ong Tze San, Siow May Ling, Ridzwana Mohd Said

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the impact of environmental awareness, green technology usage
towards sustainable green practices on the manufacturing SMEs in Bangladesh. Developing countries
are more reactive regarding the adaptation of green practices into their businesses than developing
countries, mainly due to technical, financial and social reasons. Bangladesh is no exception. The
major constraints for adopting those practices are costly green technology and the lack of sound
knowledge about ecological footprints. But adopting green technologies can be an effective solution.
220 manufacturing SMEs are surveyed through using a structured questionnaire. The data were
analyzed using Smart PLS 3.0. The findings reveal that environmental awareness and environmental
technological usages has positive association with sustainable green practices. This study has been
inspired the SME manufacturer to foster the environmental sustainable practices.

Published
2020-05-01
How to Cite
Mohammad Imtiaz Hossain*, Ong Tze San, Siow May Ling, Ridzwana Mohd Said. (2020). The Role of Environmental Awareness and Green Technological Usage to Foster Sustainable Green Practices in Bangladeshi Manufacturing SMEs. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(7s), 3115-3124. Retrieved from https://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/17392