Bangladesh’s Evitex Dress Shirt achives LEED Platinum Certification
Special Correspondent : Bangladesh based one of the largest woven garments l manufacturing company Evitex Dress Shirt Ltd a sister concern of Evince Group has achieved Platinum( recertifies) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificate for existing building design by U.S. Green Building Council. (USGBC), an upgrade from the previous LEED silver certificate.
This achievement has LEED V4.1,O+M existing building.
I am very thankful to USGBC-GBCI, and my team for this remarkable achievement said, Md. Shah Adeeb Chowdhury, Director of Evince Group.
Green is part of sustainability especially for our upcoming generation’s livelihood. As a social responsibility we are doing many sustainable practices, added Mr. Adeeb
We have a plan to make my all-sister concern factories will be LEED certified,he added.
Bangladesh is now the global leader of LEED certified factory in the world.
Shah Rayeed Chowdhury, Director of Evince Group expressed pride in elevating Bangladesh’s global standing and outlined the key initiatives that contributed to this achievement. “Our focus on sustainability extends to innovative practices, such as a rainwater storing system under the garden on the factory premises and its diversified usage. Additionally, we have implemented a rooftop solar power system,” added Mr. Rayeed
Mr. Rayeed emphasized the global challenge of reducing carbon emissions and highlighted the company’s dedication to environmental well-being. “Despite being a garment factory, our commitment to our planet’s safety is uncompromising. Going Green not only reduces energy and water usage but also enhances indoor air quality and employee productivity,” added Mr. Rayeed
LEED achievement of Evitex Dress Shirt Ltd on key points
Location & Transpooration
Energy & Atmosphere
Materials & Resources
Indoor Environmental Quality
Regional Priority Credits
Sustainability Practices in the factory:
Evitex was a LEED Certified Silver category green factory.
They achieved 9 points out of 10 in terms of sustainable sites. They kept 60% of their total site as an open area. Moreover, they designed their building structure without cutting old trees. This factory contains state of an art green garden.
They also have a well-ventilated canteen for workers with an individual locker of 600-700 workers.
They have a solar facility that adds 20 KW power which is used for factory operation at the night.
200 L water savior is another remark for sustainability practice.
This water is used for fishing and gardening, in the garden, there is an automated sprinter water system that calculates humidity and waters the garden automatically.
Bangladesh’s textile and apparel sector has witnessed remarkable progress, with 54 of the world’s top 100-ranked factories now located in the country. Out of 206 LEED-certified factories, Bangladesh boasts 76 Platinum-rated and 116 Gold-rated establishments. Notably, 54 out of the globally top 100 highest-rated LEED green factories are now in Bangladesh, with 19 out of the globally top 21 LEED-certified factories also hailing from the country.
Now Evitex Dress Shirt Ltd is one of the finest shirt-producing factories in Bangladesh. As part of Evince group’s vertical setup, Evitex dress shirt is supporting many top-class buyers namely Celio, Asos, Mango, Craigwood, etc. with their production quality, timely delivery, and best industrial practice.
Evince Group is one of the leading and most diversified independent manufacturing conglomerates in the Textile and Apparel Industry of Bangladesh, under the leadership of Mr.Anwar-Ul Alam Chowdhury, former president of BGMEA.
Advanced production equipment, strict quality control systems, robust sample development capability, and a well-established design and marketing network are the main strengths of Evince Group for its growing reputation in this industry remittance-earning source for Bangladesh