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Cleaner Production (CP) helps factories do more with less, and also reduces business risk. The following case studies demonstrate how textile factories saved resources, improved efficiency, and increased their profits by implementing CP.

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Nishat Shahid Chowdhury Appointed Program Manager of Bangladesh PaCT

Nishat Shahid Chowdhury Appointed Program Manager of Bangladesh PaCT

IFC appoints Nishat Shahid Chowdhury as the Program Manager for Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textiles (PaCT) on August 1, 2017.

She joined IFC as Deputy Program Manager of PaCT, on November 2012. In the last 5 years Nishat led PaCT’s association with 200 factory outreach components and was responsible for providing cleaner production advisory services to textile clients.

Nishat has 15 years of experience in designing and implementing projects aiming to improve standards and environmental sustainability. Prior to joining IFC, she was the Senior Environmental Advisor at GIZ for improving Eco-efficiency and Environmental Standards of textile and RMG factories. She made significant contribution to promoting Cleaner Production concept in textile and RMG factories, and improving enforcement capacity of the Department of Environment of Bangladesh, started as an Environment Specialist of a USAID funded project.

Previous experiences also include working on European Commission and CIDA funded projects focused on pollution management and verification of arsenic mitigation technologies.

Nishat is a certified lead EMS Auditor (ISO 14001:2004) with extensive experience in auditing textile, pharmaceutical, battery, ship recycling, fish processing and plastic industries. She is also a Commonwealth Scholar with a Research Master’s degree focusing on petroleum pollution from University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Reusing Wastewater Emphasised for Textile Industries

Reusing Wastewater Emphasised for Textile Industries

The burgeoning textile industry of Bangladesh can be substantially benefited by reusing wastewater and other natural resources...

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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

Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visited Plummy Fashions Ltd (PFL), a Leed certified Platinum factory, ...

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Know your Market

Know your Market

Understanding the size and demand of the Bangladeshi garment and textile sector is essential to the development and improvement of the industry. ...

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Mr John Kellenberg visits PaCT partner factory

Mr John Kellenberg visits PaCT partner factory

IFC World Bank Group's Global Manager, Energy and Resource Efficiency Advisory visited Fakir Apparels Ltd. (FAL) on 12 June, 2016 ...

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IDLC signs an agreement with PaCT

IDLC signs an agreement with PaCT

Bangladesh PaCT signs an agreement with IDLC Finance Limited to catalyze the adoption of sustainable practices ...

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PaCT Organizes Green Building Workshop

PaCT Organizes Green Building Workshop

Recognizing the growing momentum of Green Buildings in Bangladesh, PaCT, in collaboration with Green Technologies ...

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BRAC Bank Ltd. launches ‘Planet Solutions’ at Water & Energy Efficiency Workshop

BRAC Bank Ltd. launches ‘Planet Solutions’ at Water & Energy Efficiency Workshop

PaCT is playing a leading role in supporting banks and other financial institutions to develop innovative financing models...

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