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Bangladesh Water PaCT: Partnership for Cleaner Textile

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: C&A
DuPont
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dhaka
G-Star
H&M
H&M
Inditex
International Finance Corporation
KappAhl
Lindex
Primark
Solidaridad
Tesco
Water Footprint Network
Countries: Bangladesh
Regions: Ganges - Brahmaputra
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Project Tags:
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Chemicals Management
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2013  »  Dec. 2016
Project Website: www.textilepact.org
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 58%

Project Overview

PaCT is a partnership between textile wet processing factories in Bangladesh, international apparel buyers (C&A, H&M, Inditex, G-Star, KappAhl, Lindex, Primark, and Tesco), wet processing technology suppliers, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Dhaka), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the NGO Solidaridad. The PaCT partners share a commitment to bring about systemic, positive environmental change for the Bangladesh textile wet processing secto...

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PaCT is a partnership between textile wet processing factories in Bangladesh, international apparel buyers (C&A, H&M, Inditex, G-Star, KappAhl, Lindex, Primark, and Tesco), wet processing technology suppliers, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Dhaka), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the NGO Solidaridad. The PaCT partners share a commitment to bring about systemic, positive environmental change for the Bangladesh textile wet processing sector, its workers, and surrounding communities, and to contribute to the sector’s long-term competitiveness. To this end, the PaCT partners are collaborating to build factory capacity, technical knowledge, and access to finance for Cleaner Production investments, to support brands to integrate environmental sustainability into their design and sourcing decisions, and to create a platform for community and national dialogue on sustainable use of water in the textile sector.

Project Results

-200 textile wet processing factories adopt Cleaner Production (in process) -a Textile Technology Business Center provides factories and services providers with technical information and B2B links on Cleaner Production (established) -selected manufacturing clusters develop a plan to become Cleaner Clusters (initially Konabari and Tongi) (ongoing) -local banks offer dedicated financial instruments for Cleaner Production investments -partner brands adopt design and sourc...

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-200 textile wet processing factories adopt Cleaner Production (in process) -a Textile Technology Business Center provides factories and services providers with technical information and B2B links on Cleaner Production (established) -selected manufacturing clusters develop a plan to become Cleaner Clusters (initially Konabari and Tongi) (ongoing) -local banks offer dedicated financial instruments for Cleaner Production investments -partner brands adopt design and sourcing guidance on reducing the environmental impact of garment production -partner brands assess and reduce their water footprint in Bangladesh textile wet processing -a Textile Sustainability Platform brings stakeholders together to address to address water sustainability challenges in textile wet processing (working groups established)

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