30 Bangladeshi companies will receive the Green Factory Award, including 15 garment units
The prize will be awarded in six categories to green factories. The ministry introduced the award in 2020 to inspire more investment in industries but to maintain a green environment, he said in a statement.
Bangladesh has 150 green clothing buildings, of which 44 are platinum rated, 93 are gold and nine are silver, and four have LEED (Leadership in Environmental and Energy in Design) certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) .
Bangladesh will reward 30 companies, including 15 garment companies, with the Green Factory Award for their contribution to saving the environment and creating jobs, the labor ministry said. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to present the awards on December 8 to mark the centenary celebration of the birth of the father of the nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The garment factories are: Remi Holdings, Tarashima Apparels, Plummy Fashions, Mithila Textiles Industries, Vintage Denim Studio, AR Jeans Producer, Karooni Knit Composite, Designer Fashion, Kenpark Bangladesh Apparel (Kenpark Unit 2), Green Textile (Unit -3) , Four H Dyeing and Printing, Wisdom Attires, Mahmuda Attires, Snowtex Outwear and Oeko-Tex, according to Bangla media.
Two leather goods factories, Apex Footwear and Edison Footwear, are also among the recipients.
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