FOOTWEAR ECO-DESIGN STRATEGY

Footwear Eco-design strategy is part of ‘The Eco Design Guide for Footwear Industry’ develop under the Life Greenshoes4all project, supported by European Commission in the framework of Life program Design for Durability and Repairability Create timeless aesthetic design Create emotional connection to product Design for quality and durability Design for easy maintenance and easy repair…

Taskforce propose to form leather industry authority under Industries ministry

The task force formed to formulate an action plan and make development recommendations for the country’s leather industry sector has proposed forming a leather industry regulatory authority under the Ministry of Industries for solving the existing problems faced by the sector and accelerating its future development. The proposal came at the fourth meeting of the…

Chinese firms offer $15-20m in RMG and Footwear

The Chinese company Hangshou JY Supply Chain – submitted the investment proposals to the Bangladesh embassy in Beijing that has been forwarded to Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida), said Bida officials. The company Hangshou offers a $15-20 million investment in Chattogram’sBangabandhu Sheikh MujibShilpa Nagar (BSMSN) economic zone to set up garment and footwear making industries.…

Solid tannery waste to be converted into organic fertilizer: BSCIC

The solid waste from Savar leather industrial city will now be converted into organic bio-fertilizer through implementing a waste management project, said Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) Chairman Md Mostaq Hasan. “Resources Regeneration BD Ltd will implement this waste management project in collaboration with Italian company ‘ILSA’, under a BSCIC initiative,” he said,…

Swiss entrepreneurs want to invest in Bangladesh’s leather sector: Swiss envoy

Swiss entrepreneurs are interested to invest in Bangladesh’s leather sector, Switzerland’s Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard said. The Swiss envoy shared the information in a meeting with Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun at the latter’s office in Dhaka. The minister praised the Swiss entrepreneurs for their interest in Bangladesh. The Swiss envoy later handed…