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  • Reusing Wastewater Emphasised for Textile Industries

    Reusing Wastewater Emphasised for Textile Industries

    June 6th, 2017

    The burgeoning textile industry of Bangladesh can be substantially benefited by reusing wastewater and other natural resources, observed trainers in a Dhaka workshop recently. The workshop titled 'wastewater reuse' was organised jointly by the Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) programme of International...

  • IFC and H&M Make Renewable Energy Fashionable

    IFC and H&M Make Renewable Energy Fashionable

    April 4th, 2017

    Climate change poses a fundamental threat to economic development, and as per the World Bank, could push an additional 100 million people into poverty by 2030. Addressing these threats requires collective action from all players of the global economy, including the global apparel industry. Fashion giant...

  • Bangladesh PaCT Sponsors Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017

    Bangladesh PaCT Sponsors Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017

    February 25th, 2017

    Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) Program is proud to sponsor the prestigious second Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017 organized by Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGMEA) on February 25, 2017. The event, inaugurated by Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister of the...

  • Textile millers go for water saving tech, The Daily Star, January 2017

    Textile millers go for water saving tech, The Daily Star, January 2017

    January 23rd, 2017

    Textile companies have started adopting water saving technologies as Bangladesh is one of the highest water consuming countries for washing and dyeing fabrics. Garment factories use more than 250 litres of water for washing and dyeing one kilogram of fabrics while the global best practice is 70 litres. Bangladesh's...

  • Workshop on ‘Reducing Water & Recovering Heat’ held

    Workshop on ‘Reducing Water & Recovering Heat’ held

    November 17th, 2016

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi need to improve the measures of using the resources in textile if they want to reach the strategic target of billion in RMG export by 2021. The speakers made the remarks at a workshop titled ‘Reducing Water & Recovering Heat’, in city on Wednesday (November 16). Partnership...

  • Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visits two leading textile factories in Bangladesh

    Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visits two leading textile factories in Bangladesh

    November 17th, 2016

    Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visited Plummy Fashions Ltd (PFL), a LEED certified Platinum factory, and Esquire Knit Composite Ltd. (EKCL), a PaCT partner factory on November 17, 2016. During Ms. Werner’s visit, PFL demonstrated their commitment toward sustainable and accountable...

  • IFC PaCT, VF partner on Bangladesh RMG environment, BanglaNews24

    IFC PaCT, VF partner on Bangladesh RMG environment, BanglaNews24

    October 4th, 2016

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, are working together to enhance the long-term competitiveness and sustainability of the textile wet processing sector in Bangladesh by reducing excessive groundwater extraction...

  • Workshop on ‘Wastewater Management’

    Workshop on ‘Wastewater Management’

    September 25th, 2016

    Bangladesh PaCT, GIZ PSES and the Textile Technology Business Center (TTBC) collaborated for the first time to organize a day-long workshop on ‘Wastewater Management’, on 25 September, 2016 at IFC Dhaka office. The workshop brought together leading industry and national experts, technical...

  • IFC PaCT partners with Levi to facilitate textile mills

    IFC PaCT partners with Levi to facilitate textile mills

    September 1st, 2016

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co), a leading jeans-wear manufacturer, to develop a global program aimed at achieving environmental sustainability. The program will build on the extensive experience of IFC’s Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner...

  • Textile Sustainability Platform launched, New Age

    Textile Sustainability Platform launched, New Age

    August 1st, 2016

    Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile officially launched the Textile Sustainability Platform recently, aiming to promote efficiency in use of resources and environmental sustainability in the country’s lucrative textile sector. PaCT is a partnership between textile wet processing factories...