IFC To Help Improve Pakistan Textile Industry Water Stewardship

9 Oct 2018 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Washington, United States

The International Finance Corp (IFC) is to help textile manufacturers in Pakistan improve water use and energy consumption practices to drive productivity and efficiency. An agreement has been signed with US-based clothing retailer Gap Inc to increase resource efficiency in its Pakistan operations and improve long-term sustainability. Under the agreement, IFC’s Advisory Services will assess the use of resources at Gap Inc.’s supplier factories in the country and help them implement efficiency measures to reduce the use of water, energy, chemicals and other resources.The collaboration will draw extensively on knowledge and best practice from IFC’s Program for Cleaner Textiles (PaCT), which was implemented in Bangladesh’s textile sector in 2017 and has helped cut its water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions...

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