SQ awarded “LEED Green Factory Award” by USGBC

March 4, 2018

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in association with U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) & GBCI organized “LEED Green Factory Award” on 1st March 2018 at Apparel Club of BGMEA Complex in recognition and celebration of Bangladesh RMG sector’s strides in green industrialization.

13 best green building factories of Bangladesh were honored with “LEED Green Factory Award” to recognize their efforts in sustainability by achieving LEED Platinum Certification. You will be very happy to know that SQ alone received 3 awards for its 3 factories, i.e., SQ Celsius Ltd. (Unit 2), SQ Birichina Ltd. & SQ ColBlanc Ltd. Mr. Warisul Abid, Chief People Officer (CPO) of SQ Group received the awards.

Mr. Anisul Islam Mahmud, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, attended the award ceremony as the chief guest while Mr. Gopalakrishnan P., Managing Director – APAC & Middle East Markets, GBCI was present as special guest. Siddiqur Rahman, President, BGMEA presided over the award ceremony.

The speakers congratulated to these factories for their achievement for bringing world’s focus towards Bangladeshi Apparel sector. They said that Bangladesh has made a huge progress in environmental sustainability in the RMG sector. The RMG industry’s steps and achievement so far in environmental sustainability will contribute to ushering in a new era in industrial sector of Bangladesh. It is truly a matter of proud for this sector that it is now quite helpful to transform the image of Bangladesh to the world market as modern, safe and green.

The ceremony was widely covered by almost all the newspapers and TV channels of Bangladesh. Please find below few of the leading newspaper links for more information.

Source: The Daily Star