Four factories have been awarded from Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI) for being the best performer in the Composite Factory category. These factories have reduced a significant amount of environmental impact and air emission by reducing water and energy consumption.
Charlotta Schlyter, Ambassador of Sweden and Katarina Veem, Director of Swedish Water House has handed over the certificate and the award to the four factories representatives. All winners have expressed their strong commitment toward eco-friendly production for environmental sustainability at the program.
The Engineering Resources International (ERI), the strategic partner of Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), organized the prestigious award-giving ceremony in Hotel Amari on 4 May 2018. They have been doing this program for three consecutive years (2015, 2016, and 2017).
25 wet processing factories from different location of Bangladesh participated in this program. The top management of the participating factories, representative of different brands (H&M, HEMTX, ellos, ginatricaot, RNB Retail and Brands), the representative from BGMEA, Bangladesh Bank (BB), SIDA, SIWI, technical persons from BUET, ERI were present among others at the program.
In this program, Charlotta Schlyter has emphasized on adopting different sustainable measures and suggested all the textiles manufacturers and brands for adopting best available technologies toward a sustainable environment.