On Wednesday, I attended a seminar on corporate environmentalism organised by the American chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka. All in all, it was fairly good with some great speakers, a couple of whom could perhaps have done better. One of my colleagues looked very pleased with himself that almost all the keynote speakers have [...]
The MAS Intimates Thurulie Factory in Thulhiriya, Sri Lanka, is the world’s first garment eco-factory. MAS Holdings worked in collaboration with Marks & Spencer, and now this unprecedented $7 million venture is fast becoming the benchmark for other green garment factories.
This is the first Marks & Spencer Plan A factory and they intend to [...]
This is the first in a series of posts about the development of green factories. We will be focusing on developments in the garment industry in South-Asia.
The definition of a “green” factory is multi-faceted and there are several ways in which a factory can be classed as a “green” one. These include basic factors such [...]