Sustainability

Responsible Sourcing Initiatives

Certifications

Certifications

  • LEED GOLD Certified from USGBC. 
  • ISO 9001:2015.
  • GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard)
  • OCS (Organic Cotton Standard)
  • RCS (Recycled Claim Standard)
  • BCI (Better Cotton Initiative)
  • BSCI & SEDEX/SMETA Approved
  • SCAN Security Audit (Approved with 93% Score)
  • Supplier Ownership Program Certified for buyer C&A.
  • Lab Accreditation Certification for LEVI’S, GAP INC., FR (Uniqlo), C&A and H&M.
  • Alliance/Accord approval on 100% completion of Structural, Fire & Electrical remediation.
Environment

Environment

  • Actively participating & submitting HIGG Index FEM 3.0 & Social Module.
  • Actively participated CP and PAcT program to reduce Energy & Water consumption to ensure Environmental Sustainability.
  • Sustainable Wash program for different buyers which help us to reduce water & Energy consumption, Manpower and Chemical.
  • Participating H2O water management program of buyer GAP Inc.
  • ETP Modification/Automation done to get more sustainable result with less chemical & energy consumption.
Water/Energy/Emission

Water/Energy/Emission

  • Rain Water Harvesting
  • Installed RO with UV Lamp for Clean drinking water for workers.
  • Installed modern wash machine to reduce water & Chemical consumption.
  • Installed water flow meter in the outlet & inlet of production process & others areas for proper monitoring of water consumption.
  • We have reduced water consumption by spraying Enzyme in machine instead of conventional way.
  • 70 KW/H Solar Power Plant Installed for lighting in the production floor.
  • 100% LED lights installed in the factories.
  • Installed servo motors in the sewing machine to reduce energy consumption.
  • Installed inverter in the dryer & Air Compressor to reduce energy consumption.
  • Installed modern boiler with economizer & auto blow down system to reduce energy consumption.
  • Installed cogeneration boiler running with exhaust of gas operated generators. So no energy used at all for this boiler. Which is also reduced air emission.
  • Installed condense steam recovery system.
  • We are using low Curing temperature resin for Wrinkle, 3D to save energy.
  • We are using Cold Enzymes (For De-sizing, Enzyme stone, Bio-polishing) which save steam.
  • Recycling material in production.
  • Moving towards paperless office.
  • Planting trees/adopted gardens etc
Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

Women Empowerment:

  • P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) Program- An innovative factory-based program of buyer GAP, that positively impacts female garment workers (FGW’s) by providing them with foundational skills and support that will help them advance in the workplace and in their lives.
  • WSD (Writing Skill Development) program for female workers those who can read but don’t know how to write.
  • HER Health program
  • Comprehensive Internal Trainings / Skill Development Programs
Children Welfare

Children Welfare

To improve children’s welfare and access to resources (education) in the nearing Communities, Pacific Jeans Foundation has engaged in the following:

Elementary school:

Pacific Jeans foundation has established 1 (One) Primary School (Amena Biddya Niketon) & 2 High Schools (Latifpur A.A. Jalil High School & Haj. Khaja Kalu Shah R. Girls H School) for the local community, where population is generally very poor and families don’t have basic education nor can provide it to their offspring. Pacific Jeans foundation paying the development & other expenses including teacher’s Salary& Bonus to above schools on regular basis. 2,885 students are attending in these 3 schools.

Scholarship:

Since 2016 Pacific Jeans foundation started scholarship program for the poor student of local community. In the year of 2017, Pacific Jeans foundation provided tuition fee to 27 schools & 05 colleges. Total 872 numbers of students got this tuition fee. Moreover, Pacific Jeans foundation also provides food & educational stationary to those students. Pacific Jeans Foundation also provide financial support to the talent but poor students of Sitakunda Upazilla those who are studying different college & University.

Orphanage:

Since 2010 Pacific Jeans foundation donates for orphan students (Total 300 Students) of 17 Orphanages located in Sitakunda Upazilla.

Donation:

Pacific Jeans foundation donates to different types of schools & Institutes as a part of social commitment. Pacific Jeans foundation donate to:

Dr. S. K. Majumder Agriculture College, Pirujpur for new school building construction purpose,

Bir Bikrom Zainul Abedin High School for new school furniture,

Autistics Children Dev. Foundation,

Sitakund Govt. High School,

B.A.F Sheheen College, Chittagong,

Sitakund Upazilla Crira Sangstha,

Latifpur Govt. Primary School,

Sitakunda Samity, Chittagong,

Frobal Play School

Social Commitment

Social Commitment

Pacific Jeans is committed to be part of social development and always tries to help the under privileged people of the society. For a long time of year Pacific Jeans is serving different types of activities such as:
  • Free Eye Campaign which includes the following:
    •   Free eye check up
    •  Medicines free of cost
    •  Provide spectacles
    •  Arranged free operation when needed
  • Donation for poor patients of Chittagong medical college hospital (Rogi Kalyan Samity of Ctg. Medical College Hospital).
  • Financial help to Freedom Fighters in Independence Day Celebration time.
  • Donation for Journalists development program (Chittagong Press Club).
  • Build 3 mosques for the local community.
Workers Healthcare & Welfare

Workers Healthcare & Welfare

Pacific Jeans Joined “Pathways for Promise” program of Asian University for Women (AUW) for Ready-Made-Garments workers: Pathways for Promise is the world’s first initiative to offer free degree courses at the Asian University for Women to improve the prospects for workers in Bangladesh’s clothing factories. Under this program Pacific Jeans will continue to pay selected students’ wages while they are enrolled.

 Blood donation program:

BEPZA Hospital often arranges blood donation campaign. It’s a collaboration program with BEPZA Hospital & Factories of CEPZ. Pacific Jeans also participates with a blood collection program for workers & management. It includes the following:

  • Awareness sessions of the benefits blood donation brings to volunteers
  • Full blood test to identify any deficiencies (vitamins, minerals, etc.)
  • Medicines if needed
  • Free blood transfers for participating and non-participating workers and their families (otherwise a costly resource).

Pacific Jeans Foundation also providing financial support to the employees for expensive medical treatment.

Certifications
Environment
Water/Energy/Emission
Chemical Management
Labour Practice
Social Responsibility
Children Welfare
Social Commitment
Workers Healthcare & Welfare

Certifications

  • LEED GOLD Certified from USGBC. 
  • ISO 9001:2015.
  • GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard)
  • OCS (Organic Cotton Standard)
  • RCS (Recycled Claim Standard)
  • BCI (Better Cotton Initiative)
  • BSCI & SEDEX/SMETA Approved
  • SCAN Security Audit (Approved with 93% Score)
  • Supplier Ownership Program Certified for buyer C&A.
  • Lab Accreditation Certification for LEVI’S, GAP INC., FR (Uniqlo), C&A and H&M.
  • Alliance/Accord approval on 100% completion of Structural, Fire & Electrical remediation.

Environment

  • Actively participating & submitting HIGG Index FEM 3.0 & Social Module.
  • Actively participated CP and PAcT program to reduce Energy & Water consumption to ensure Environmental Sustainability.
  • Sustainable Wash program for different buyers which help us to reduce water & Energy consumption, Manpower and Chemical.
  • Participating H2O water management program of buyer GAP Inc.
  • ETP Modification/Automation done to get more sustainable result with less chemical & energy consumption.

Water/Energy/Emission

  • Rain Water Harvesting
  • Installed RO with UV Lamp for Clean drinking water for workers.
  • Installed modern wash machine to reduce water & Chemical consumption.
  • Installed water flow meter in the outlet & inlet of production process & others areas for proper monitoring of water consumption.
  • We have reduced water consumption by spraying Enzyme in machine instead of conventional way.
  • 70 KW/H Solar Power Plant Installed for lighting in the production floor.
  • 100% LED lights installed in the factories.
  • Installed servo motors in the sewing machine to reduce energy consumption.
  • Installed inverter in the dryer & Air Compressor to reduce energy consumption.
  • Installed modern boiler with economizer & auto blow down system to reduce energy consumption.
  • Installed cogeneration boiler running with exhaust of gas operated generators. So no energy used at all for this boiler. Which is also reduced air emission.
  • Installed condense steam recovery system.
  • We are using low Curing temperature resin for Wrinkle, 3D to save energy.
  • We are using Cold Enzymes (For De-sizing, Enzyme stone, Bio-polishing) which save steam.
  • Recycling material in production.
  • Moving towards paperless office.
  • Planting trees/adopted gardens etc
Chemical Management
  • Most of the chemicals using by the factory are approved as per ZDHC MRSL as well as buyer MRSL/RSL. We are also screening and Communicating with our Chemical Supplier to ensure that 100% of our chemical will be purchased from the supplier those are registered in the ZDHC gateway.
  • Joined roadmap towards ZDHC (ZERO DISCHARGE OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS).
  • Moved from regular dyestuff to Avitaradyes which consume less energy / time (developed by HUNTSMEN).
  • We are using zero formaldehyde resin for wrinkle 3D production.
  • We are replacing our dye stuff chemicals with ETAD certified dye stuff chemicals.
Labour Practice
  • Provident Fund
  • Festival Bonus.
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Group insurance
  • Production Incentive Bonus.
  • Attendance bonus.
  • Yearly Earn Leave Encashment
  • Transport Allowance.
  • Food Allowance.
  • Wages payment through Bank
  • Subsidized Transportation / Pick and Drop service
  • Subsidized Tiffin
  • Day Care facility
  • Free Eye Care facility
  • Medical Facility
  • Yearly Routine medical checkup program for the workers who work in Hazardous/risky areas
  • Blood Donation Program
  • Gift to the children of Child Care room.
  • Reward for the workers for best Idea.

Social Responsibility

Women Empowerment:

  • P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) Program- An innovative factory-based program of buyer GAP, that positively impacts female garment workers (FGW’s) by providing them with foundational skills and support that will help them advance in the workplace and in their lives.
  • WSD (Writing Skill Development) program for female workers those who can read but don’t know how to write.
  • HER Health program
  • Comprehensive Internal Trainings / Skill Development Programs

Children Welfare

To improve children’s welfare and access to resources (education) in the nearing Communities, Pacific Jeans Foundation has engaged in the following:

Elementary school:

Pacific Jeans foundation has established 1 (One) Primary School (Amena Biddya Niketon) & 2 High Schools (Latifpur A.A. Jalil High School & Haj. Khaja Kalu Shah R. Girls H School) for the local community, where population is generally very poor and families don’t have basic education nor can provide it to their offspring. Pacific Jeans foundation paying the development & other expenses including teacher’s Salary& Bonus to above schools on regular basis. 2,885 students are attending in these 3 schools.

Scholarship:

Since 2016 Pacific Jeans foundation started scholarship program for the poor student of local community. In the year of 2017, Pacific Jeans foundation provided tuition fee to 27 schools & 05 colleges. Total 872 numbers of students got this tuition fee. Moreover, Pacific Jeans foundation also provides food & educational stationary to those students. Pacific Jeans Foundation also provide financial support to the talent but poor students of Sitakunda Upazilla those who are studying different college & University.

Orphanage:

Since 2010 Pacific Jeans foundation donates for orphan students (Total 300 Students) of 17 Orphanages located in Sitakunda Upazilla.

Donation:

Pacific Jeans foundation donates to different types of schools & Institutes as a part of social commitment. Pacific Jeans foundation donate to:

Dr. S. K. Majumder Agriculture College, Pirujpur for new school building construction purpose,

Bir Bikrom Zainul Abedin High School for new school furniture,

Autistics Children Dev. Foundation,

Sitakund Govt. High School,

B.A.F Sheheen College, Chittagong,

Sitakund Upazilla Crira Sangstha,

Latifpur Govt. Primary School,

Sitakunda Samity, Chittagong,

Frobal Play School

Social Commitment

Pacific Jeans is committed to be part of social development and always tries to help the under privileged people of the society. For a long time of year Pacific Jeans is serving different types of activities such as:
  • Free Eye Campaign which includes the following:
    •   Free eye check up
    •  Medicines free of cost
    •  Provide spectacles
    •  Arranged free operation when needed
  • Donation for poor patients of Chittagong medical college hospital (Rogi Kalyan Samity of Ctg. Medical College Hospital).
  • Financial help to Freedom Fighters in Independence Day Celebration time.
  • Donation for Journalists development program (Chittagong Press Club).
  • Build 3 mosques for the local community.

Workers Healthcare & Welfare

Pacific Jeans Joined “Pathways for Promise” program of Asian University for Women (AUW) for Ready-Made-Garments workers: Pathways for Promise is the world’s first initiative to offer free degree courses at the Asian University for Women to improve the prospects for workers in Bangladesh’s clothing factories. Under this program Pacific Jeans will continue to pay selected students’ wages while they are enrolled.

 Blood donation program:

BEPZA Hospital often arranges blood donation campaign. It’s a collaboration program with BEPZA Hospital & Factories of CEPZ. Pacific Jeans also participates with a blood collection program for workers & management. It includes the following:

  • Awareness sessions of the benefits blood donation brings to volunteers
  • Full blood test to identify any deficiencies (vitamins, minerals, etc.)
  • Medicines if needed
  • Free blood transfers for participating and non-participating workers and their families (otherwise a costly resource).

Pacific Jeans Foundation also providing financial support to the employees for expensive medical treatment.

CSR

“Pacific Jeans Foundation” is the CSR wing of the group relentlessly working on children education in Bangladesh. The foundation has already established two high schools and two primary schools in remote areas of Bangladesh. Two more primary schools are under construction. Pacific Jeans Foundation is also giving scholarship to 700 talented students for higher education. It helps underprivileged people with free medical treatments and medicines. The foundation is also a financial patron of an organization that provides assistance to leukemia-affected children.