Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh based one of the sustainable readymade garments manufacturer and exporter, Denim Processing Plant Ltd (DPPL) is recognized as ‘LEED Gold’ rated green factory with 69 scores by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
This project is proudly consulted by 360′ Total Solution Limited (360 TSL) is one of the pioneer and leading Green Building Consultancy Company in Bangladesh founded with the Mission to promote and support Sustainable Development in Bangladesh.
On behalf of USGBC (US Green Building Council), Ananta Ahmed, Managing Director of 360 TSL,(LEED AP BD + C, LEED AP EB O + M & LEED AP ID, LEED AP HOMES, LEED AP ND ),USGBC faculty officially handed over the Green Building “LEED Gold Certificate to Md. Zahangir Alam,CEO, Design & Source Ltd on 5 March at D&S head office in the capital. Ayesha Akter Managing Director, Denim Processing Plant Ltd and directors ,staffs were present at the certification handover ceremony.
I am very thankful to USGBC, 360 Total Solution Ltd and my team for this remarkable achievement said, Md. Zahangir Alam, CEO, Design & Source Ltd. Green is part of sustainability especially for our upcoming generation’s livelihood. As a social responsibility we are doing many sustainable practices, added Zahangir Alam . We have a plan to make my all-sister concern factories will be LEED certified said, Zahangir Alam
We’re extremely thankful to experienced face-to-face consultancy and regular guidance from Team 360 TSL and Mr. Ananta Ahmed as Bangladeshi consulting company. We are not focused on certification only, we are committed to environmental sustainability for our 3000 employees. Our Slogan is Save the Nation and Save the Nature said, Zahangir Alam, CEO, Design & Source Ltd.
Ayesha Akter Managing Director, Denim Processing Plant Ltd said, I think Green is not accost its saving and by these green initiatives, DPPL adopted energy, water, material savings. The Bangladesh government has tried to support green clothing makers. Our global buyers should pay the right price for green initiative. Besides, we need to attach a green tag with our garments for branding Bangladesh.
DPPL is now USGBC (LEED) Gold certified Green Factory – adding to its long list of sustainability practices DPPL achieved this Gold certificate with 69 LEED points:Ananta Ahmed, Managing Director of 360 TSL,(LEED AP BD + C, LEED AP EB O + M & LEED AP ID, LEED AP HOMES, LEED AP ND ),USGBC faculty said, It’s a great achieving for DPPL under the guidance and support by Zahangir Alam, CEO, Design & Source Ltd and their team.
We hope that DPPL washing unit will achieve good score under the 360 TSL Green Building Consultancy Services, said Ananta Ahmed, Managing Director of 360 TSL,(LEED AP BD + C, LEED AP EB O + M & LEED AP IDLEED AP HOMES, LEED AP ND),USGBC faculty”.
The award celebration was covered by Textile Focus – one of the leading textile industry development firms and media. According to the BGMEA, Bangladesh has now 157 LEED certified green factory and more than 500 garment factories are waiting for the LEED certification from the USGBC .