Bangladeshi-owned apparel factory the Green Textile Limited Unit-4 secured top position among the world’s top 100 green factories.
It received platinum certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) with a score of 104 points, the highest ever industry category project in the world.
He said a total of 51 Bangladeshi garment factories are among top 100 green factories.
"Our green initiatives have proved that the Bangladesh RMG industry is much safer and securer than others."
Green Textile Limited Unit-4 is a joint venture garments factory owned by joint venture EPIC Group and Envoy Legacy.
"The Green Textile is a joint venture ready-made garment factory owned by EPIC Group and Envoy Legacy," said
Md Tanvir Ahmed, managing director EPIC Group and Envoy Legacy.
“We have produced around one megawatt of electricity from rooftop solar systems at the factory,” stated the owner of the factory which employs over 5 thousand people. Bangladesh has 190 LEED-certified factories.