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Envoy Textiles achieves ‘National Environment Award 2019’

Envoy Textiles Limited has been awarded with ‘National Environment Award 2019’.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the National Environmental Award-2019 to three individuals and two organizations under two categories for their contributions to the environment.

Prime Minister handed over the award at the inauguration program of the World Environment Day and Environment Fair-2019 and the National Tree Plantation Campaign and Fair-2019 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital.

Bangladesh Forest Research Institute (BFRI) and Envoy Textiles Limited received the environmental awards under the organization category.

Mr Kutubuddin Ahmed, Chairman of Envoy Textiles Limited received the award on behalf of the company. Thanks to Envoy Textiles Limited for their contribution to protect the environment.

Envoy Textiles Limited is the 1st LEED Platinum Certified denim factory in the world. US Green Building Council (USGBC) certified Envoy Textiles Limited due to:

  • Sustainable production process such as use of organic and environment friendly raw materials and chemicals.
  • Less Energy consumption
  • Less Water Consumption
  • Generates less Green House Gas (GHG)
  • Systematic Landscaping to confirm the ecological system harmony for Flora and Fauna, Birds, Insects etc.
  • Sustainable and quality food Chain for better heath assurance of workforce.

Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, noted Water and Climate Changes expert Prof Ainun Nishat and Scientific Adviser of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation Dr Mubarak Ahmad Khan received the environmental awards under the individual category.

The Prime Minister also handed over Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation-2019 and Prime Minister’s National Award for Tree Plantation-2018 at the event.

Besides, she handed over cheques among the beneficiaries for the profit earned from social forestation.

Hasina inaugurated Sheikh Kamal Wildlife Centre in Gazipur and the 12-storey Poribesh Bhaban in the city.

The prime minister opened the National Tree Plantation Campaign by planting a tamarind sapling on the BICC premise. This year’s theme for the National Tree Plantation Campaign and Tree Fair is ‘Forest and Ecology in Education, Building modern Bangladesh’ Green.’


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