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15 RMG LEED certified factories get Green Factory Award 2020

Bangladesh’s textile and apparel industry set a benchmark of sustainability by reaching 152 LEED-certified Green factories. Of them, 44 are platinum-rated, 94 gold-rated and 10 are silver-rated. And Labour and Employment Ministry has introduced the Green Factory Award 2020 to inspire local textile and apparel factories to make investments in green.

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Figure  State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian gave the awards to the representatives of the winners at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka. Courtesy: Collected

A total of 15 RMG factories have been privileged with the Green Factory Award in respect of their determinations and contribution to saving the environment and creating occupation.

As the chief guest, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the award-giving ceremony virtually.

On behalf of the Prime Minister, State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian gave the awards to the representatives of the winners at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka.

Labour and Employment Ministry has instituted the Green Factory Award 2020 this year to encourage local industries to make investments in green.

The apparel factories which received the Green Factory Award are – Remi Holdings Limited, Tarasima Apparels Limited, Plummy Fashions Limited, Mithela Textile Industries Limited, Vintage Denim Studio Limited, AR Jeans Producer Limited, Karooni Knit Composite Limited, Designer Fashion Limited, Kenpark Bangladesh Apparel Private Limited (Kenpark Unit 2), Green Textile Limited (Unit-3), Four H Dyeing and Printing Limited, Wisdom Attires Limited, Mahmuda Attires Limited, Snowtex Outerwear Limited and Auko-Tex Limited.

Faruque Hassan, President of BGMEA congratulated the factories on winning the award and expressed appreciation for their efforts to lessen carbon emissions and global warming and their pledge to a healthy and sustainable future.

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