News & Events

  • CAFI tool for partner banks

    CAFI tool for partner banks

    May 20th, 2016

    PaCT organized two separate training sessions in May for partner banks BRAC Bank Ltd. and IDLC Finance Ltd. on the use of the Climate Assessment for FI Investment (CAFI) tool, a web-based software application. The sessions helped enable the partner banks to better evaluate and monitor results for climate-smart...

  • New Brand Engagements

    New Brand Engagements

    May 16th, 2016

    Leading brands BestSeller and GAP Inc. have partnered with Bangladesh PaCT to help increase sustainable industrial practices in the Bangladesh supplier factories. As a part of this engagement, PaCT will lead the design and implementation of Cleaner Production (CP) program in the factories nominated by...

  • FGDs at IFC Dhaka office

    FGDs at IFC Dhaka office

    May 10th, 2016

    PaCT recently hosted two half-day Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) at the IFC Dhaka office on two urgent issues pertaining to the textile sector: ‘Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP)’ and ‘Captive Power Plant’. The objective of the FGDs was to bring together key sector stakeholders...

  • IDLC Signs agreement with IFC, Daily Sun

    IDLC Signs agreement with IFC, Daily Sun

    May 6th, 2016

    IDLC has signed an agreement with Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) program of International Finance Corporation (IFC) with an aim to develop a concise action based business development strategy and a sustainable pipeline of clients, and gaining market recognition for its work in water &energy...

  • Bangladesh PaCT signs agreement with IDLC Finance Limited, New Age

    Bangladesh PaCT signs agreement with IDLC Finance Limited, New Age

    May 5th, 2016

    IFC Bangladesh country manager Wendy Werner is seen along with others at a workshop on ‘Solar PV and LED Lighting' organized by Textile Technology Business Centre under the Partnership for Cleaner Textile programme of International Finance Corporation of World Bank Group in the city on Wednesday. Read...

  • Experts stress energy-efficient lighting for textile sector, The Financial Express

    Experts stress energy-efficient lighting for textile sector, The Financial Express

    May 5th, 2016

    Speakers at a workshop Wednesday underscored the need for developing a strong business case for Solar PV and LED Lighting as 'green lighting options' and showcasing the opportunities for Solar PV plus LED lighting in the textile and garment sector. They said the industry must utilise energy-efficient...

  • Industrial use of Solar PV-LED tech urged

    Industrial use of Solar PV-LED tech urged

    May 4th, 2016

    Speakers put emphasis on the vast use of energy efficient technologies like Solar PV and LED Lighting in the industrial sector to help country reach the strategic target of billion in RMG export by 2021. They came up with the urge at a workshop, titled ‘Solar PV & LED Lighting’, on...

  • Workshop to promote energy efficient technology in RMG sector held, bdnews24.com

    Workshop to promote energy efficient technology in RMG sector held, bdnews24.com

    May 4th, 2016

    The Textile Technology Business Centre (TTBC) has organised a workshop to promote energy efficient technology in the country’s garment sector. The workshop titled ‘Solar PV & LED Lighting’ was held on Wednesday under the Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) programme of World...

  • PaCT organizes Solar PV and LED Lighting Workshop

    PaCT organizes Solar PV and LED Lighting Workshop

    May 4th, 2016

    Bangladesh’s RMG industry has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 743%1 over the last three decades, and is continuing to grow with a vision to become a US$ 50 billion industry by 2021. To achieve this goal the sector needs to adopt sustainable practices, particularly efficient use...

  • IDLC signs an agreement with PaCT

    IDLC signs an agreement with PaCT

    May 4th, 2016

    Bangladesh PaCT signs an agreement with IDLC Finance Limited to catalyze the adoption of sustainable practices through investments in resource efficiency in the Bangladesh textile sector. The agreement seeks to expand IDLC’s loan portfolio in energy efficiency financing in the textile sector through...