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Sustainable Development Programs

DBL Group has implemented Social & Environmental standards in all its business units and is working with Development Partners like IFC, DEG, GIZ, CARE, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, UNICEF, CSR Centre, etc., for its sustainability programs. DBL is a member of The United Nations Global Compact. DBL’s activities are in alignment with the SDGs.

The foundation of DBL’s Sustainability is based on five pillars: People, Process, Product, Community, and Environment; thereby having a holistic approach towards environmental and social impacts. Our sustainable action programs are diversified accordingly and some of them are:


  1. Cleaner Production & PaCT – IFC, Dutch Embassy
  2. Corporate & Family Corporate Governance – IFC
  3. Let’s Work, Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) – DEG
  4. CPI2, Chemical Management, Electrical Safety Management, SAVE – DEG
  5. Social Fingerprint – SAI, Danish Institute of Human Rights (DIHR) & CSR Centre
  6. Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS), Mini Fire Brigade – GIZ, BFSCD
  7. Women Empowerment Program – CARE
  8. Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals – H&M, Puma, G-Star
  9. Lean Manufacturing – Wal-Mart
  10. “Bandhan” Fair Price Shop
  11. Women Health Initiative
  12. Environmental Management System
  13. Community Education Development Program
  14. Breastfeeding in the Workplace Initiative – UNICEF

Case Studies

“Bandhan” Fair Price Shop

“Bandhan” Fair Price Shop

Economists say that the financial crisis of 2007-08 was one of the worst financial crises since the ...

Community Engagement and Development

Community Engagement and Development

Primitive societies flourished through collective effort and bartering, which was based on a simple ...

Advancing with SDG 5: Gender Equality

Advancing with SDG 5: Gender Equality

A continuously growing industry, DBL Group is a diversified business entity which has vertically int...

Family Planning Corner: Promoting Well-being

Family Planning Corner: Promoting Well-being

“A healthy place is a happy place” is an old saying but something which will always remain. “H...

No Water, No Life: Water saving practices of DBL Group

No Water, No Life: Water saving practices of DBL Group

71% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. An adult human body has on the average 50% to 65% ...