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  • Time for RMG to be Eco-Correct

    Time for RMG to be Eco-Correct

    May 21st, 2019  Star Business Report

    Photo: The Daily Star Before 2012, DBL Group used 120 litres of water for washing a kilogram of fabric. But by 2016, the garment maker was able to bring down its water consumption to 60 litres thanks to installation of modern technologies. This means, DBL can now save more than one billion litres of...

  • Renewable Energy Stakeholder Collaboration Seminar

    Renewable Energy Stakeholder Collaboration Seminar

    May 8th, 2019  PaCT

    Photo: H&M PaCT programme manager, Nishat Shahid Chowdhury participated in a daylong event on renewable energy on 08 May 2019, held by H&M. The event was held for H&M’s suppliers, brands, embassies and other stakeholders to engage on renewable energy scopes in Bangladesh. Ms. Chowdhury...

  • Workshop on Developing Industrial Water use Policy in Bangladesh

    Workshop on Developing Industrial Water use Policy in Bangladesh

    May 5th, 2019  WARPO

    Photo: WARPO A workshop on developing Industrial Water Use Policy in Bangladesh was jointly organized by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO). The workshop aimed to identify challenges and opportunities to...

  • PaCT Participates in Bangladesh Clean Energy Summit 2019

    PaCT Participates in Bangladesh Clean Energy Summit 2019

    March 10th, 2019  PaCT

    Photo: Ernst & Young LLP Ernst & Young LLP and IDCOL organized the Bangladesh Clean Energy Summit (BCES) to promote affordable and advance renewable energy and conservation technologies, to create public awareness on renewable energy, energy efficiency & conservation and available financing...

  • Clean Textile Campaign Gains Momentum

    Clean Textile Campaign Gains Momentum

    December 6th, 2018  Star Business Report

    Photo: IFC The second edition of the Partnership for Clean Textile (PaCT II) has concluded its first year with seven organizations joining the campaign along with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA). Started in January 2018, with support from the governments of Denmark,...

  • Gap partners with IFC to cut energy use in Pakistan Textile sector

    Gap partners with IFC to cut energy use in Pakistan Textile sector

    October 16th, 2018

    The International Finance Corp., a division of the World Bank, has teamed up with the renowned US apparel firm Gap Inc. in order to improve resource efficiency in the company’s Pakistan operations. The agreement that is first of its kind in Pakistan textile industry will evaluate the use of resources...

  • IFC to help Gap improve resource efficiency in Pakistan

    IFC to help Gap improve resource efficiency in Pakistan

    October 10th, 2018

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has signed an agreement with Gap Inc in Pakistan to boost resource efficiency in its operations and drive sustainability. IFC's advisory services will assess the use of resources at the brand's supplier units and help them implement efficient measures to reduce...

  • IFC, Gap partner to cut energy use in Pakistan textile sector

    IFC, Gap partner to cut energy use in Pakistan textile sector

    October 9th, 2018

    The International Finance Corp. — a division of the World Bank — has teamed up with US apparel firm Gap Inc. to improve resource efficiency in the company's Pakistan operations. The agreement — the first of its kind in Pakistan's textile industry —will assess the use of resources...

  • 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...