Consultant - Sustainability
Anwarul Islam has been working for over 12 years on environmental sustainability and chemical management within the manufacturing, supply chain, and consultancy sectors. In his career journey, he worked on various projects funded by various clients such as IFC (International Finance Corporation), GIZ (German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH), BGMEA (Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers, and Exporters Association), NIKE, PUMA, Carrefour, Tchibo GmbH. He is passionate about the sustainability of environment and resources management through a circular economy approach where possible.
With a solid background in chemical engineering and technology, he is a certified auditor of Environmental Management System in line with ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001. He has completed his M.Phil in Chemical Engineering from the James Cook University, Australia and a BSc & MSc in Applied Chemistry and Chemical technology from the Universuty of Rajshahi.
He has successfully completed several projects with substantial financial saving through energy, water, and waste minimisation, and efficient chemical management in the manufacturing units in line with GHS and REACH guidelines for EU brands sourcing from South Asia. Being a professional trainer of wastewater treatment plant operation and basic Environmental Management System in line with ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001, he trained more than 500 ground level and mid-level management staffs across the industries.