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Two More Factories Achieve LEED Gold Certification in Bangladesh

In a significant stride towards sustainable manufacturing, two more factories in Bangladesh have earned the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, solidifying the nation’s position as a hub for environmentally conscious industrial practices.

Two More Factories Achieve LEED Gold Certification in Bangladesh

Windy Apparels Limited and Union Sportswear Limited are the latest additions to the roster of green factories in Bangladesh, as certified by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). With scores of 69 and 73 points respectively, these factories have met stringent criteria for energy efficiency and environmental responsibility.

Two More Factories Achieve LEED Gold Certification in BangladeshThe Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) confirmed the achievement, highlighting that the total count of green factories in the country now stands at an impressive 213. Among these, 80 hold the esteemed LEED Platinum rating, while 119 have achieved the coveted Gold status.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan commended the milestone, emphasizing that the increasing number of certified factories underscores Bangladesh’s commitment to sustainable garment manufacturing. He noted that in 2024 alone, seven Ready-Made Garment (RMG) factories have been awarded LEED certification, with four attaining Platinum and three securing Gold ratings.

“This achievement further solidifies Bangladesh’s standing as a global leader in sustainable garment manufacturing. More importantly, it embodies the industry’s vision for the future,” remarked President Hassan.

Hassan stressed the industry’s dedication to adopting environmentally friendly practices, asserting that such investments not only ensure the sector’s sustainability but also contribute to safeguarding the planet for future generations.

Encouraging stakeholders to maintain this momentum, President Faruque Hassan concluded, “Let’s reinforce Bangladesh’s position as a champion of sustainable fashion and continue our journey towards a greener, more sustainable future.”

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