Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry


Create Project

CREATE receives 12 million Danish Kroner grant (equivalent to 17 Crore BDT) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA) which Associate Professor Mohammad B. Rana from Aalborg University Business School, Denmark, leads that collaborates with Copenhagen Business School, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (as local coordinator), Dhaka University, Institute of Business Administration (DU), Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Danish Fashion and Textile (DM&T), Global Fashion Agenda Copenhagen, Access2Innovation Denmark, SOAS University of London, Manchester Fashion Institute and  Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and Ethical Trading Initiative, UK.



CREATE Research Team Meets UNIDO with an Aim to Join Forces to Formulate Textile Circular Economy Policy Recommendations for Bangladesh.

February 22, 2024

On 13th February 2024, CREATE research team has met United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Dhaka, to share insights on…

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‘CREATE’ team visits TEAM Group at Savar, Dhaka

September 3, 2023

The ‘CREATE’ team had a visit to 4A Yarn Dyeing Ltd., A Concern of TEAM GROUP on 8th August 2023.…

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CREATE project team visited CYCLO Textile Waste Recycling Factory

September 3, 2023

After visiting the TEAM Group factory in Savar in the morning on 8th August 2023, CREATE Project team visited the…

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CREATE visits DBL Group: A Pathfinder in Apparel Circularity Transition in Bangladesh

August 28, 2023

CREATE team embarked on a field visit to various locations including the garment factories, recycling facilities, textile waste clusters, and…

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CREATE Team Visits Konabari Jhoot Cluster in Bangaldesh

August 25, 2023

On 6th August 2023, CREATE Team spent almost half-day at Konabari textile waste cluster (Jhoot Cluster) to understand the informality…

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Seminar on the Challenges in the Circular Economy Transition in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry

August 22, 2023

After the completion of the PhD program and two rounds of factory visits and stakeholders’ interviews CREATE-project seminar was held…

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CREATE Visits Karupannya: an example of socio-economic and environmental sustainability through circular economy

August 17, 2023

The CREATE Team has visited Karupannya. Ltd, in Rangpur district on 7th August, 2023. Karupannya primarily uses fibers from traditional…

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5 ECTS PhD Course organized by CREATE-Research Project titled “Sustainability and Circular Economy in a Methodological Perspective.”

August 16, 2023

CREATE Project organized a 5-ECTS PhD course titled “Sustainability and Circular Economy in a Methodological Perspective“, which is offered to…

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Workshops and Field Visits Organized by CREATE in January 2023

August 8, 2023

Series of Workshops were organized at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka, in connection with the CREATE Research project’s…

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Global Stakeholder Meeting of ‘Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry’ (CREATE) Project, funded by DANIDA.

June 19, 2023

  2nd Global stakeholders’ meeting of CREATE project was held on Tuesday, June 3, 2023, presided over by project leader Dr.…

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