IFC-led PaCT Programme drives sustainable transformationOver 450 textiles and readymade garment factories in Bangladesh under IFC-led programme ‘Partnership for Cleaner Textile’ have reduced freshwater consumption by 35 bn litres and cut wastewater discharge by 29 bn litres annually. On the occasion of the 10-year anniversary of the PaCT programme, International Finance Corporation stated that freshwater saved through the reduced consumption under the initiative could meet the annual water need of over 1.9 mn people.