Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI) Program 2015 Closing Ceremony


Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI) held its closing ceremony in Hotel Le Meridian, Dhaka on 2nd December, 2015.

Engineering Resources International was the implementing partner of this project in Bangladesh. Mia Hallén, First Secretary of ‘Embassy of Sweden’ inaugurated the ceremony and Rami Abdel Rahman, Program Manager of STWI delivered the opening speech.

Representatives from 13 textile factories, 6 Brands along with the organizing committee of ERI was present during the daylong event. Eleven renowned textile industries participated in the project in 2015. Each factory presented their improvements during the time period of the project.

At the end of the day, three best performing factories were presented with three awards. The winners of these awards are-

Best performing in Water Conservation      –      Pacific Cotton (Cotton Group)

Best performing in Energy Conservation    –      Crazy Fashion (Standard Group)

Best overall performer                                  –       Multifabs Limited




An interactive discussion session was held among all the parties to identify various improvement options and also customizing the program going forward in 2016.