Bangladesh gets another LEED-certified green factory

RMG Times
রবিবার, এপ্রিল ২১, ২০২৪
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Another garment factory in Bangladesh has been awarded LEED certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

With this, the number of green factories in the country rose to 215.

Fashion Makers Ltd factory located in Gazipur secured a platinum rating, with a score of 87, according to the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

Before giving the LEED certification, USGBC considers several criteria, such as transformation performance, energy, water, and waste management.

The best performers are rated with platinum, followed by gold and silver.

Bangladesh is the global leader with the highest number of green garment buildings, where 81 are platinum-rated and 120 are gold-rated.

The country has been receiving the certificate since 2001.