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  • Greening factories boost jobs, Dhaka Tribune

    Greening factories boost jobs, Dhaka Tribune

    May 12th, 2015

    We welcome the growing number of investments being made by Bangladeshi RMG companies in making factories more environmentally friendly. The Ginat Group’s latest venture includes state-of-the-art environmentally friendly energy-saving and water-saving technolgies as part of a new fully vertically...

  • Will We Have Enough Water for $50 Billion in Exports?, Dhaka Apparel Summit 2014

    Will We Have Enough Water for $50 Billion in Exports?, Dhaka Apparel Summit 2014

    December 31st, 2014

    Bangladesh's textile sector has a goal of reaching bn in exports by 2021. To attain this goal, we need water - a lot of it! Today every kg of textile produced, our factories typically use 250 liters of water for washing, dyeing, and finishing; that's the daily water requirements of two people. Read...

  • Clean production methods key to scaling up exports, Daily Star

    Clean production methods key to scaling up exports, Daily Star

    December 8th, 2014

    Apparel makers must focus on cleaner production to attain the goal of reaching billion in exports by 2021, analysts said. Adoption of cleaner technology will not only protect the environment but also enhance the factories' competitive edge, they said. “Environmental initiatives are compulsory...

  • Making best uses of water resources, Financial Express

    Making best uses of water resources, Financial Express

    October 20th, 2014

    In Bangladesh, about 88 per cent of water is used in agriculture, 10 per cent for domestic use and the remaining 2.0 per cent in the industrial sector, according to UN statistics. Irrigation forms the lion's share of water use in agriculture. For this purpose, supply of electricity to agriculture is...

  • Pressure grows on apparel sector for compliance, Daily Star

    Pressure grows on apparel sector for compliance, Daily Star

    October 11th, 2014

    Garment entrepreneurs should make their factories eco-friendly and compliant not only to restore the industry's shattered image but also to ensure a working condition that respects workers' rights and saves lives. The call came at a seminar -- Eco-friendly and compliant factory: a pre-condition for future...