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  • World Bank to help Pakistan textile mills conserve energy

    World Bank to help Pakistan textile mills conserve energy

    October 6th, 2018

    The International Finance Corp (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday said it will help textile manufacturers in Pakistan slash energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions to boost their productivity and efficiency. IFC signed an agreement with US-based clothing and accessories retailer...

  • World Bank to help Gap clothing suppliers in Pakistan save water, energy

    World Bank to help Gap clothing suppliers in Pakistan save water, energy

    October 6th, 2018

    The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has entered an agreement with the global apparel company Gap Inc. in Pakistan to help save water and energy as it did in Bangladesh last year. Under the agreement—the first of its kind in Pakistan’s textile industry—IFC’s...

  • IFC teams up with gap in pakistan to boost resource efficiency in operations

    IFC teams up with gap in pakistan to boost resource efficiency in operations

    October 5th, 2018

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will boost resource efficiency in its operations besides driving long-term sustainability. The organisation has signed an agreement with leading global apparel company, Gap Inc in Pakistan for the same. Under the agreement, IFC's advisory services will assess the...

  • World Bank to help textile manufacturers conserve energy

    World Bank to help textile manufacturers conserve energy

    October 5th, 2018

    KARACHI: The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Thursday said it will help textile manufacturers in Pakistan slash energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions to boost their productivity and efficiency. IFC signed an agreement with US-based clothing and...

  • IFC signs agreement with Gap Inc in Pakistan

    IFC signs agreement with Gap Inc in Pakistan

    October 5th, 2018

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with leading global apparel company, Gap Inc in Pakistan to boost resource efficiency in its operations and drive long-term sustainability. Under the agreement - the first of its kind in Pakistan's textile industry - IFC's advisory services...

  • Pakistan: IFC supports leading apparel firm Gap Inc. to boost resource efficiency

    Pakistan: IFC supports leading apparel firm Gap Inc. to boost resource efficiency

    October 4th, 2018

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with leading global apparel company, Gap Inc. in Pakistan to boost resource efficiency in its operations and drive long-term sustainability. Under the agreement—the first of its kind in Pakistan's textile industry—IFC's Advisory...

  • Embracing Sustainability

    Embracing Sustainability

    September 12th, 2018  Mostafiz Uddin

    The only question is whether the local textile industry can continue to integrate sustainable technology into their products and processes. If so, Bangladesh can become even more of a regional and global economic leader. In partnership with NGOs like Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT)...

  • Management spotlight: How Levi’s will cut 40% from its supply chain emissions

    Management spotlight: How Levi’s will cut 40% from its supply chain emissions

    August 31st, 2018

    In this Q&A, managing director Liam Dowd talks with Liza Schillo, manager, global product sustainability at Levi Strauss & Co, on the company’s recent announcement regarding new climate targets Read more

  • Made in Bangladesh: Scaling up Green Apparel Manufacturing

    Made in Bangladesh: Scaling up Green Apparel Manufacturing

    July 17th, 2018  Shahpar Selim

    Bangladesh's compliance history is no doubt checkered and spotted. But it is also the stage for some not so quotidian achievements. According to the United States Green Building Council, Bangladesh is home to some of the world's most environment-friendly apparel factories. The world's highest-rated green...

  • 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...