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BGMEA showcases RMG sustainability at Bangladesh Pavilion in COP26 in Glasgow

At the Bangladesh Pavilion – sponsored by Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) – in COP26 in Glasgow. Led by BGMEA President Faruque Hassan, showcased Bangladesh’s sustainability strides in RMG and highlighted green revolutions and commitments.

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Figure: BGMEA delegation at Bangladesh Pavilion in COP26 in Glasgow. Courtesy: BGMEA

BGMEA presented its ‘Sustainability Reporting 2020’ based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) along with its SDG Reporting on 47 member factories.

Also, a video presentation on the sustainability strides of Bangladesh’s RMG industry is also being shown in the Bangladesh Pavilion.

Plenty of visitors including many brands and international media visited the pavilion and praised the achievements of Bangladesh’s apparel industry in the area of environmental sustainability.

Recently, Bangladesh’s textile and apparel industry set a benchmark of sustainability by reaching 150 LEED-certified green factories. Of them, 44 are platinum-rated, 93 gold-rated and 9 are silver-rated.

The COP26 summit intents to bring stakeholders across industries together to hasten action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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