Dhaka, Wednesday

29 May 2024

Business Insider Bangladesh

’Fashion Makers Ltd’ receives LEED green certification

BI Desk || BusinessInsider

Published: 00:46, 19 April 2024  
’Fashion Makers Ltd’ receives LEED green certification

Representational photo

Yet another factory in Bangladesh namely "Fashion Makers Ltd" has been awarded with the green certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) given by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

Of the top 100 green garment factories globally, 55 are located in Bangladesh, making the country the global champion in the green garment category, reports BSS.

Sixteen other countries together have 45 top green garment factories, according to data from the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).

The countries with the second and third highest numbers of LEED-certified green garment factories are Pakistan (nine) and India (eight).

Fashion Makers Ltd, a garment factory at Gargharia Masterbari at Sreepur under Gazipur district received the green LEED certification in the platinum category yesterday, the BGMEA said.

With the latest one, the country now has 215 LEED green factories, with 81 platinum rated, 120 gold, 10 silver and four only green-certified.