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  • 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, The Independent

    Textile Sustainability Platform launched, The Independent

    August 1st, 2016

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

  • 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...

  • Textile Sustainability Platform launched, The News Today

    Textile Sustainability Platform launched, The News Today

    August 1st, 2016

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

  • Dialogue underscores sustainable textile practices, Prothom Alo

    Dialogue underscores sustainable textile practices, Prothom Alo

    July 31st, 2016

    Inefficient and environmentally unsustainable practices within and beyond factory are severely impacting lives of the inhabitants of Dhaka city and neighbouring locations, experts have observed. At a IFC-initiated dialogue, they emphasised voluntary actions by the industry, and working together towards...

  • Textile Sustainability Platform (TSP) launched, Bangla News 24

    Textile Sustainability Platform (TSP) launched, Bangla News 24

    July 31st, 2016

    Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) officially launched the Textile Sustainability Platform (TSP) at a city hotel recently. TSP is a national-level dialogue program, established to address resource use efficiency, and environmental sustainability of the textile sector in Bangladesh, said...