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Fashion Makers Ltd receives LEED green certification

Staff Correspondent
18 Apr 2024 18:31:32 | Update: 18 Apr 2024 20:16:17
Fashion Makers Ltd receives LEED green certification
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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 global champion in the green garment category.

Sixteen other countries together have 45 top green garment factories, according to data from 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 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.