The garment and textile sector of Bangladesh has reached a unique height by setting up environmentally friendly factories. New feathers of success are being added to that success each year.
The latest addition to that 14 of the 27 globally top eco-friendly industrial establishments in the world that are ranked in the top ten factories are in Bangladesh.
Besides, there are 3 factories in India and 2 in Taiwan. Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Poland, Mexico, UAE, Italy, Indonesia and Ireland have one factory each in the top ten.
Several organizations around the world have certificates of eco-friendly installation. One of them is the US Green Building Council (USGBC). The company has a certificate of an eco-friendly installation called ‘Lead’.
Eco-friendly installations in Bangladesh have been certified under USGBC.
As of last September 6, 144 installations in Bangladesh have received lead certificates. Lead Platinum 41, Glode 6, Silver 14 and 2 certified certificates have been received. Of the 144 certified establishments, 125 are in the garment and textile sector.
According to the Research, Development and Trade Information (RDTI) Cell of BGMEA, an association of garment industry owners, citing the USGB, 14 of the 26 top eco-friendly industries are Bangladeshi factories. Remy Holdings was the eco-friendly factory that got the most points before May 26, 2016.