Number One Environmental Friendly Factory in the World
Can you guess which one is the number one environmental friendly factory in the world? I think you would not be able to guess the right one.
You will be surprised to know that a factory from the developing country recently attains the achievement of world’s number one environmental friendly factory which is located in Bangladesh. Although a factory from a developing country like Bangladesh; from their current economic condition right now it is impossible to ensure all the factors for becoming an environmental friendly factory because of lack of developed infrastructure. But we are trying to improve our factory environment according to the guidelines provided by the government and from this, we get the positive outcome of improvement of factory condition by the success of Plummy Fashion.
Plummy Fashions is number one environmental friendly factory in the world certified by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) which is located in Bangladesh near Dhaka city, Narayangonj. This is a great achievement by the Bangladeshi company. USGBC basically works for ratings of the company’s/ factories environmental condition and green building. The rate is based on different factors related to the company/factory. There are four categories of rating points first one is certified (40-49 points), second one silver (50-59 points), third one gold (60-70) and last one platinum (80 plus).
If a company or factory which gets 80+ points then it is considered as an environmental friendly factory; whereas Plummy Fashions got 92 points which is the highest point ever a company get from the USGBC ratings around the world. Because of this achievement by the Bangladeshi company we are getting a positive indication of doing, what is good for our employees working condition and environmental factors.
After the deathly incident (Rana Plaza crashed, Tazreen factory fire, Spectrum factory, KTS textile mill) happened in the recent year’s buyers are now more concerned about the work environment, a safety measure for the workers and for the factories. To ensure the safety of workers huge pressure is coming from the foreign buyers and from the government of Bangladesh. Now each and every company trying to ensure safety and a good working environment in Bangladesh and many companies attain a good overview from the regulatory body that the company is secured enough to work.
Now come to the point that what makes it possible for the Plummy Fashions to achieve this recognition of world’s number one environmental friendly factory?
For ensuring and maintaining the standard of SUGBC Plummy Fashions actually tried to do the followings very much strictly.
- A proper building code is maintained when making building and infrastructures.
- It follows LEED manufacturing standard for installing machinery and installed calibrated machinery.
- For using solar energy this company setup larger solar plant in Bangladesh.
- Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) free cooling system is adapted
- Ensure proper use of water which is collected from the rainwater and underground water. Also, they ensure reuse of water for minimizing water wastage.
- Use of LED light in the factory
- Use of low energy consuming machine
- Also, their system ensures a lower level of carbon footprint.
Not only limited to these factors, but also there are many other factors which are strictly controlled and maintained by the Plummy Fashions, which working behind their achievement.
Advantages an Environmental Friendly Factory can get
As we all know that now people around the world are more conscious about the health of the people and the environment, so if a company can ensure to meet the expectation of people then definitely they will be treated differently and for their product, they will be ready to spend more money.
Hope all other company will be inspired by watching the achievement of Plummy Fashions and will try to improve their factory condition and finally they will become an environmentally friendly factory.