Highest number of garment factories got LEED Certification in 2022

Desk Report: The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognised three more readymade garment factories in Bangladesh as green – raising the total number of environment-friendly establishments in the apparel sector to 183.

According to the BGMEA latest data, 3 latest LEED certified factories of Bangladesh for 2022 as below-

Bangladesh is the global leader having the highest number of green garment buildings, where 60 are platinum rated, 109 gold rated, 10 silver, and four have no rating. The country has been receiving the certificate since 2001. In the recently concluded year, 30 RMG factories were recognised as LEED.

The council honours factories based on several criteria – transformation performance, energy, water, waste management. The best performers are rated with platinum, followed by gold and silver.

In this crisis moment, Bangladesh is the global leader in green factories having the highest number of green garment buildings. Due to the green buildings still, global buyers are very confident in our factory on sustainability said, Mohiuddin Rubel, Director, BGMEA.. Besides our government needs more support for green factories including, financing, low interest in Bank loans etc,added Mr.Mohiuddin.

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