Bangladesh-based denim manufacturer and washing plant Denim Expert has been awarded with the “New Champion” award by the World Economic Forum,
The awards recognize excellence in sustainability, digital disruption and agile business governance, calling attention to business models, technologies and sustainable growth strategies that it finds necessary as the world prepares for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
A member of the World Economic Forum, Denim Expert was recognized as an honorable mention in the “excellence in sustainability” category for sustainable goals and targets in 2019 across several areas including reducing consumption of energy and water, CO2 emissions, and waste generation. The manufacturer was also lauded for its work to provide opportunities to transgender people and human-trafficking survivors.
Denim Expert has emerged as a leader in adopting sustainable protocols and guidelines, particularly in Bangladesh.It was the first Bangladeshi manufacturer to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and the first to become a contributor to ZDHC Foundation, which drives improvement in the management of textile chemicals globally.