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  • Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visits two leading textile factories in Bangladesh

    Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visits two leading textile factories in Bangladesh

    November 17th, 2016

    Ms. Wendy Werner, Country Manager, IFC Bangladesh, visited Plummy Fashions Ltd (PFL), a LEED certified Platinum factory, and Esquire Knit Composite Ltd. (EKCL), a PaCT partner factory on November 17, 2016. During Ms. Werner’s visit, PFL demonstrated their commitment toward sustainable and accountable...

  • Know your Market

    Know your Market

    June 29th, 2016

    Understanding the size and demand of the Bangladeshi garment and textile sector is essential to the development and improvement of the industry. PaCT, in partnership with Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies (BCAS), conducted a segmentation study on the Bangladesh textile sector. The purpose of the...

  • IFC's Global Manager visits PaCT partner factory

    IFC's Global Manager visits PaCT partner factory

    June 12th, 2016

    Mr John Kellenberg, Global Manager, Energy and Resource Efficiency Advisory, IFC, World Bank Group visited Fakir Apparels Ltd. (FAL) on 12 June, 2016 during his short trip to Bangladesh. Located in Narayanganj, FAL is a PaCT partner factory and a pioneer in producing dyed and finished knitwear fabric....

  • CAFI tool for partner banks

    CAFI tool for partner banks

    May 20th, 2016

    PaCT organized two separate training sessions in May for partner banks BRAC Bank Ltd. and IDLC Finance Ltd. on the use of the Climate Assessment for FI Investment (CAFI) tool, a web-based software application. The sessions helped enable the partner banks to better evaluate and monitor results for climate-smart...

  • New Brand Engagements

    New Brand Engagements

    May 16th, 2016

    Leading brands BestSeller and GAP Inc. have partnered with Bangladesh PaCT to help increase sustainable industrial practices in the Bangladesh supplier factories. As a part of this engagement, PaCT will lead the design and implementation of Cleaner Production (CP) program in the factories nominated by...

  • FGDs at IFC Dhaka office

    FGDs at IFC Dhaka office

    May 10th, 2016

    PaCT recently hosted two half-day Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) at the IFC Dhaka office on two urgent issues pertaining to the textile sector: ‘Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP)’ and ‘Captive Power Plant’. The objective of the FGDs was to bring together key sector stakeholders...

  • IDLC signs an agreement with PaCT

    IDLC signs an agreement with PaCT

    May 4th, 2016

    Bangladesh PaCT signs an agreement with IDLC Finance Limited to catalyze the adoption of sustainable practices through investments in resource efficiency in the Bangladesh textile sector. The agreement seeks to expand IDLC’s loan portfolio in energy efficiency financing in the textile sector through...

  • BRAC Bank Ltd. launches ‘Planet Solutions’ at Water & Energy Efficiency Workshop

    BRAC Bank Ltd. launches ‘Planet Solutions’ at Water & Energy Efficiency Workshop

    February 28th, 2016

    PaCT is playing a leading role in supporting banks and other financial institutions to develop innovative financing models to meet the finance gap and promote investment in resource efficiency projects in the textile sector. PaCT recently signed a cooperation agreement with BRAC Bank Limited (BBL) to...

  • 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....