Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI) Program 2016 held its closing ceremony in Hotel Le Meridian, Dhaka on 1st December, 2016.
Since 2015, Engineering Resources International has been the sole implementing partner of this project in Bangladesh.
H.E Johan Frisell ‘Ambassador of Sweden’ inaugurated the ceremony and Rami Abdel Rahman, Program Manager of STWI delivered the opening speech.
Representatives from 35 textile factories, 9 Brands along with the organizing committee of ERI was present during the daylong event. 23 renowned textile industries participated in the project in 2016. Each factory presented their improvements during the time period of the project.
At the end of the day, the awards were presented in 7 categories.
The winners of these awards are-
Awards for Wet processing Factories
Best performance in Water Management — ACS Textiles Ltd (Ellos+Hemtex)
Best Performance in Energy Management — Fakir Apparels Ltd (RNB Retail)
Best Performance in Chemical Management — Fakir Fashion Ltd (Gina Tricot)
Best overall performer — Multifabs Ltd (Lindex)
Awards for RMG (Cut to pack Factories)
Best performance in Water Management —– H&M
Best Performance in Energy Management — H&M
Best Overall Performer — H&M
All the parties discussed about various progress and enhancements of the project for the upcoming year 2017.