Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed recently said that nearly 300 green RMG factories are under construction apart from the existing 67 such factories in the country.
A total of 67 readymade garment (RMG) factories have so far been certified as 'green factories' by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Of them, 17 factories are on the list of the platinum class, the minister said in parliament.
He was replying to a written question from Awami League lawmaker M Abdul Latif (Chattogram-11).
The minister also said that the world's best seven factories, out of the 10 certified by the USGBC, are located in Bangladesh.