World Bank’s Managing Director of Operations Axel Van Trotsenburg and a high-profile global financial institution team visited 4A Yarn Dyeing Ltd, an outerwear manufacturing factory of renowned Bangladeshi apparel conglomerates Team Group on 23rd January 2023 at Savar, Dhaka.
Managing Director of Team Group and also a Director of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Abdullah Hil Rakib welcomed the World Bank team at the 4A. They showed to them the environmental and socially sustainable practices of the LEED Platinum-rated green garment factory.
The World Bank team includes Martin Raiser, Vice President of the South Asia Region; Abdolaye Seck, Country Director for Bangladesh & Bhutan; and Martin Holtmann, Country Manager for Bangladesh, Bhutan & Nepal of International Finance Corporation (IFC).
The World Bank MD praised women’s empowerment through employment in Bangladesh’s apparel industry. He also appreciated Team Group for leading sustainability in the country’s apparel industry.