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  • Target US$50 Billion: We Need Your Support to Reach It

    Target US$50 Billion: We Need Your Support to Reach It

    February 24th, 2016

    Recently, BGMEA and The Daily Star organized a roundtable on "Target US$ 50 billion: We need your support to reach it”. Read More - Article 01 Read More - Article 02

  • PaCT Organizes Green Building Workshop

    PaCT Organizes Green Building Workshop

    February 18th, 2016

    Recognizing the growing momentum of Green Buildings in Bangladesh, PaCT, in collaboration with Green Technologies and the Textile Technology Business Center (TTBC), organized a day-long workshop on ‘Green Buildings’ on 18 February at the BGMEA Apparel Club. The workshop was conducted by Mario...

  • PaCT Program Manager participates at a roundtable discussion jointly organized by the Daily Star and BGMEA

    PaCT Program Manager participates at a roundtable discussion jointly organized by the Daily Star and BGMEA

    January 31st, 2016

    Bangladesh's target to double its apparel exports by next five years is daunting but achievable if the country can fix infrastructure bottlenecks, boost productivity and attract investment. “The target is very simple, but a challenging one,” said Sharif As-Saber, a Bangladeshi professor at...

  • Analysts’ take on Fast-tracking factory safety efforts at roundtable organized by BGMEA and The Daily Star

    Analysts’ take on Fast-tracking factory safety efforts at roundtable organized by BGMEA and The Daily Star

    January 31st, 2016

    The International Labour Organisation yesterday urged Bangladesh to complete the remediation process in the garment sector as soon as possible to save the sector from any future catastrophe. “Please, feel the urgency in the remediation issue and fix the safety issues so the brands and buyers are...

  • Bangladesh PaCT enters into Cooperation Agreement with BRAC Bank Limited

    Bangladesh PaCT enters into Cooperation Agreement with BRAC Bank Limited

    January 11th, 2016

    Bangladesh PaCT promises support to BRAC Bank Limited (BBL) in developing and implementing Sustainable Energy Financing projects in Bangladesh. A cooperation agreement was signed between the two parties, where PaCT will support BBL in SEF Loan Products Development, potential market scoping, capacity...

  • PaCT Participates at Bangladesh Denim Expo 2015

    PaCT Participates at Bangladesh Denim Expo 2015

    January 4th, 2016

    The Bangladesh PaCT project under IFC, conducted two sessions during Bangladesh Denim Expo 2015. The two sessions were on ‘Branding through Green Denim’ and ‘Sustainable Wet Processing’. These were attended by more than 150 textile factories and other textile industry stakeholders....

  • PaCT Organizes Training on Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) Management

    PaCT Organizes Training on Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) Management

    November 24th, 2015

    Bangladesh PaCT organized a short training on Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) Management from 24-26 Nov 2015, targeted at brands and ETP managers working in the Bangladesh textile sector. The program, sponsored by Aquatech, BASF, and Bureau Veritas, focused on the fundamentals, operation, maintenance,...

  • B2B Seminar on Water Metering and Monitoring

    B2B Seminar on Water Metering and Monitoring

    September 2nd, 2015

    Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) organized a day-long seminar titled, ‘Water Metering and Monitoring in Cleaner Production Management System’ on 2 September 2015. Organized by the Textile Technology Business Center (TTBC), and sponsored by Endress+Hauser and Krohne, the workshop...

  • Dutch minister opens seminar, visits DBL Group factory, The Financial Express

    Dutch minister opens seminar, visits DBL Group factory, The Financial Express

    July 17th, 2015

    Visiting Dutch foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen opened a cleaner production measures in textiles industries in the city Tuesday. Read more

  • IFC gives $50m for factory upgrades, Daily Star

    IFC gives $50m for factory upgrades, Daily Star

    July 9th, 2015

    The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a programme to make Bangladesh's garment industry safer for workers, providing million to five local banks and forming partnerships with leading international buyers. This is IFC's first deployment of long-term...