IDLC opened its first environment-friendly branch in World Trade Center, Agrabad, Chittagong. The new office, the first of its kind in the financial sector of Bangladesh, has received LEED certification for green building in the gold category. LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a popular green building certification programme by the US-based Green Building Council in commercial interior category, used worldwide. The interior is designed in such a way that 99.74 percent light comes from natural sources in addition to a natural air flow as well as environment-friendly waste management and carbon emission systems.
“IDLC is reaching new milestones. Our new environment-friendly office marks another achievement as the most sustainable financial brand of Bangladesh,” said Aziz Al Mahmood, chairman of IDLC Finance, who inaugurated the branch.