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  • Nishat Shahid Chowdhury appointed Program Manager of Bangladesh PaCT

    Nishat Shahid Chowdhury appointed Program Manager of Bangladesh PaCT

    October 30th, 2017

    IFC has appointed Ms. Nishat Shahid Chowdhury as the new Program Manager for Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) Program. She worked as a Deputy Program Manager of the same program since November 2012. She led the 200 factory outreach component of PaCT program and was responsible for providing...

  • 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...