Zaber & Zubair Fabrics was incorporated in 1997 with a mission to grow up as an internationally recognized home textile manufacturing company, by meeting day to day's market requirement and achieving customers satisfaction.

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Noman Group believes in “Business integrated with Social and environmental responsibilities”. Without Social and environmental responsibilities, business is unethical and not legal. That’s why Noman Group invested a lot to keep the working environment safe and secured. Beside that Group has largest biological Effluent treatment plant in Bangladesh to treat the water. Noman Group believes in Living Wages concept and not in Minimum Wages. In Social Compliance Noman Group has a non-profit social welfare organization named IAWT. In this welfare trust there are so many projects including schooling, Sanitation, building houses for poor people and giving donation to the poor workers. Noman Group provides living accommodations for poor workers and laborers. The outstanding example is NG provided bank account facilities in Zaber and Zubair fabrics and provided ATM cards to all employees of Z&Z which created a value towards workers and employees and H&M awarded us as “Best example” and also recognized by Customer like Target and others. We have medical facility for poor workers who are not able to treat themselves. Day care center for infants and dining facility is provided to the workers. Maternity leaves are given to female workers. We believe in honesty, humanity and justice. That’s why we achieved certificates of ISO: 9001, Okeotex, BRC Global certification and also Certified by Asda, Wal-mart, H&M, Disney and others.

 

Security Management Policy:

Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Limited ensures overall security in its premises and throughout the supply chain by setting the necessary security programs for assessing the potential security risks, identifying the scopes of implementation, aligning the security management with other organizational policies, practices & prevailing rules & regulations, ensuring the implementation & maintenance of countermeasures and continually improving the existing security policy, programs & practices to mitigate potential security threats for all stakeholders in the supply chain in order to achieve the purpose, objectives and targets of the Security Management System of the company. The top authority of ZZFL is committed to develop a culture in the supply chain which recognizes the importance of effective Security Management System and follows established security standards to ensure highest level of security for the people, assets, products and information within.

 

This policy is periodically reviewed every year, authorized by the top management and communicated with the suppliers & other stakeholders as necessary.  However, in case of merger/acquisition or any physical or systematic change that may possess security threats and require revised operational procedures, the security policy & routines must be reviewed, updated, communicated and implemented in the merged/ acquired facility or other respective area  according to the SMS manual.

 

Security Management Objectives:

ZZFL communicates its security objectives and targets with the supply chain in order to share the security perspective of ZZFL with the applicable parties or stakeholders in the supply chain. The main objective of ZZFL’s Security Management System is to ensure overall security of the people, product, property & the information throughout the supply chain. In order to eliminate the security risks through continual improvement, ZZFL has set the following objectives to achieve a certain security standard by considering the scope of SMS, risk assessments, legislative requirements and feedback from stakeholders.

To demonstrate the commitment of the management for the implementation of SMS in line with ISO 28000, CTPAT, customer requirements and existing national and international regulations.

To provide opportunity for adding features/ making necessary changes in the Security Management System.

To identify & reduce risk levels and determine relevant procedures in the associated programs to continually improve existing practices.

To reduce the frequency of undesired security incidents, ensure continual improvement by developing required countermeasures.

To ensure financing for the Security Management System related requirements.

To determine roles and responsibilities for ensuring overall security.

To ensure periodic follow up for the supply chain for ensuring effective implementation of the SMS.

To act as a security baseline for each security function in ZZFL and its supply chain.

To provide for collecting feedback from employees and the supply chain and developing an effective communication channel.

To provide the scope for collecting declaration from the business partners in conformance with the SMS.

 

 Legal, Statutory and Other Regulatory Requirements:

ZZFL considers Legal, Statutory and Other Security Regulatory Requirements as an input to its risk assessment process and development of countermeasures. ZZFL has identified which legal, statutory & regulatory requirements are applicable and where it should be applied and developed procedure for monitoring compliance with the legal requirements. ZZFL abides by the legal guidelines and communicates with the stakeholders about complying with those requirements.

 

  

Supply Chain Security Principles

 

1. Security Management Policy

ZZFL promotes developing a culture in its supply chain which recognizes the importance of security of the people, property, product and information through-out its supply chain. ZZFL is committed to assure security of the supply chain by identifying the existing & potential security threats, assessing the risks, implementing necessary measures to prevent any sort of security breach and improving the routines continually. The suppliers are required to conform to the policy for being a part of the supply chain.

2. Regulatory Requirements & Standards

ZZFL has developed its Security Management System (SMS) in compliance with the ISO 28000, CTPAT and national laws for effective security management through-out the supply chain. Suppliers are required comply with regulatory requirements and standards in all locations where they conduct business.

3. Zero Tolerances for Supply Chain Security

The following points are strictly prohibited in the supply chain of ZZFL and treated with Zero Tolerance.

1.      Firearms, explosives, knives and/or any other dangerous object which could be used to cause harm or damage.

2.      Carrying any weapon, incendiaries, alcohol beverages, narcotics or smuggling illegal substance.

3.      Any sort of forced labor and human trafficking.

4.     Any object, apparatus or equipment or parts which could be used to intercept, record, copy or reproduce information.

ZZFL shall enforce legal actions or discontinue business relationship with the suppliers if any Zero Tolerance issue is reported in their accountable part of the supply chain.

4. Security Risk Management

ZZFL assesses every thinkable security risk as well as previous security incidents in its supply chain and implements countermeasures for eliminating/ mitigating their likelihoods & consequences. The suppliers are required to manage security risks and incidents associated with terrorism, theft, cargo hijacking, unmanifested cargo, product tampering, information hack, narcotics, smuggling, human trafficking etc. in the part of supply chain under their accountability. ZZFL requires its suppliers to set their own security objectives and develop their own operational procedures as applicable based on the context of their business.

5. Physical Security

ZZFL has established and implemented a set of routines for ensuring physical security which includes securing the perimeter, lighting the facility, 24/7 surveillance and security posts through-out the facility so that the highest level of security can be assured for the assets and personnel inside the organization’s premises. The suppliers are required to secure similar level of security in their facility for the employees, visitors, products and other assets to be a part of the supply chain.

6. Access Control

ZZFL follows a set of procedures to control access to its premises, restricted areas (i.e. metal detection, packaging, finished goods store etc.), container storages, loading-unloading areas, and other areas as deemed. The suppliers are required to identify and impart access control measures in their entry/exit post and other sensitive areas.

7. Personnel Security

ZZFL has established its operational control for personnel security which includes background verification of the employees prior to recruitment, age verification, police verification for criminal records, identification of employee, visitor & suppliers’ identification, relevant screening procedures and other routines as considered necessary. The suppliers are required to implement personnel security measures in their responsible are to prevent employment of inappropriate personnel and unauthorized access attempts.

8. Cargo & Conveyance Integrity

ZZFL has developed cargo & conveyance integrity program to prevent product tampering, introduction of unmanifested cargo, theft of cargo and any other destruction of property in the supply chain specially while passing through modes of transportation. Suppliers are required to ensure the security of the cargo both inside their premises as well during transportation until reaching to the destination point.

9. Storage, Distribution & Shipment Information Control

ZZFL considers the security of all storage occupancies and the distribution process associated with it including access control to store areas, inventory management, seal management, challan information record. ZZFL also prioritizes security of all shipment and export logistics information in the upstream and downstream supply chain. The suppliers are prohibited to disclose any shipment/order or other information with any party that is not officially involved in the supply chain and they are required to maintain a secure storage & distribution system.

10. Supply Chain Security

ZZFL implements its security related operational controls considering the security of the whole supply chain, not only for its own accountability area. The suppliers are required to follow similar approach to the supply chain security program in order ensure full integrity of cargo from raw material sourcing to final shipment.

11. Emergency Response

ZZFL has developed its security contingency measures in order to respond to any emergency situation that may hamper the regular operating procedures for security management. Suppliers are required to establish their own security response procedures for responding during emergencies by disbursing the emergency security responsibilities and defining procedures for dealing with emergencies.

12. Communication

ZZFL communicates with its employees, security guards, suppliers and all stakeholders associated with its security management system and encourages two-way communication between its management and others to raise the awareness level on supply chain security. ZZFL enables its employees and supply chain with adequate knowledge to follow the general security guidelines for their responsible area as well as the supply chain and to identify and report security threats or incidents promptly. The suppliers are required to communicate with their employees and other stakeholders in order to develop an effective security management system for the supply chain.

13. Monitoring & Continual Improvement

ZZFL performs internal audits/ risk assessments/ incident investigations and sets its targets and countermeasures to continually improve the supply chain security and overcome the deficiencies. The suppliers are required to operate their security management system in a sustainable manner and periodically evaluate the effectiveness of the system with a vision for improvement in future.

 

SUSTAINABILITY

Being the largest in the industry it is a moral and social obligation for Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Limited to act and react responsibly at the all level environmental and social sustainability issues, at its level best. Therefore ZnZ has been carrying out numbers of effective projects for environmental sustainability which has established ZnZ as a leader of sustainable way textile manufacturer.

 

SUSTAINABILITY POLICY

Zaber & Zubair will continue to the leader in manufacturing home textile products in sustainable way. We will strive to mitigate the climate change risk related to our manufacturing process and reduce environmental impact by minimize pollution reduction at sources, optimize resources consumption by maximizing reuse & recycle. From the moral & social obligation we will promote human rights, increase diversity, encourage personal development of co-worker and increase community involvement. We will lead in innovation for cleaner production with focus on efficiency, continual improvement and performance benchmarking which will facilitate our customers to choose more sustainable product.

ENERGY, WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL INFO...

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Consumption in 2015 (Jan-Dec)

Amount

Remarks

01

Natural Gas for heat [Nm³]

85,190,436



Absolute Energy Savings achieved

81,610 GJ (2.2%)

02

Natural Gas for power [Nm³]

20,657,783

03

Total Ground Water[m³]

3,810,635

04

Electrical from NG [kWh]

58,588,462

05

Electrical from grid [kWh]

5,143,986

06

Electrical from Solar [kWh]

43,119

07

ETP outlet volume [m³]

2,681,316

08

Avg. ETP outlet COD [mg/l]

75

09

Total GHG as CO2 Emission (calc.) [tons]

203852

10

Caustic Recovery from CRP [L]

9532000

11

Waste Heat Recovery from EGB [ton]

9,985

12

Condensate & Hot Water recovery [m³]

802,520

 

Solar Projects in Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd

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Descriptions

01

BD Largest Smart Industrial 200 kWp Roof Top On-grid Solar for a 7 Storied Building Lighting & Fan Load.

02

3.24 kWp Off-grid solar system for security light

Snapshot of ZZFL’s few major initiatives in Eco Friendly Operation

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Project Name

Purpose/Benefit

01

Biological ETP-1 (6000 m3/Day)

Waste water treatment

02

Biological ETP-2 (2700 m3/Day)

Waste water treatment

03

Biological ETP-3 (7500 m3/Day)

Waste water treatment

04

Waste Heat Recovery Boiler (2 Units)

Reuse waste heat from Generator exhaust

05

Caustic Recovery Plant (CRP) (2 Units)

Reuse Caustic Soda

06

Condensate Recovery

Reuse Condensate from different steam line & machines

07

Insulation of hot and cool surfaces

Reduce heat loss

08

Auto Blow Down System

Reduce Waste Heat

09

Capacitor Bank

Power Factor Improvement

10

Economizer (5 Units)

Reduce fuel consumption and heat loss

11

All T-8 lights are replaced by LED & T5 Tube Lights

Save Electricity & Improve PF

12

Motor Inverter installed in all variable loads

Save Electricity & Improve efficiency

13

Vulcan de-Scaling instrument installed in all Boilers

Prevent Boiler scaling without chemical use

14

Clutch motors are replacing by Servo Motors

Save Electricity & improve PF

15

Installed Water Flow Meter, Energy Meter, Steam Flow Meter

Improve Monitoring

16

Solar Power Installation (On grid 200 kWp and Off grid 3 kWp 

Generate electricity by avoiding CO2 emission and reduce GHG

17

Rain Water Harvesting (On-going) Reduce ground water consumption

ZABER & ZUBAIR FABRICS LIMITED’S PARTNERS

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Chemical

Accessories & Packaging Supplier Weaving & Spinning Supplier

01

Huntsman

Zaber & Zubair Accessories Ltd. Noman Weaving Mills Ltd.

02

CHT

Pioneer Embroideries Limited Zarba Textile M