In 1997, AKPBS,P introduced the BACIP to improve energy efficiency and comfort in homes, and simultaneously counter deforestation by reducing the usage of wood.
"AKPBS,P's BACIP works to uplift marginalized communities providing them equal access to opportunities.
With local production and sales of BACIP products, AKPBS,P has provided employment opportunities to over 300 people.
Husani said AKPBS has made significant strides in introducing sustainable energy and environmental stewardship to the mountain communities of northern Pakistan.
Founded in 1980, the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service (AKPBS) focuses on improving the living conditions of the less privileged people of Pakistan.
The BACIP products are purposefully not trademarked-as social entrepreneurs, for AKPBS,P, the ethical responsibility is in the societal benefits of replication, Nawab Ali Khan, Chief Executive Officer, AKPBS,P, said.
In 2011, AKPBS,P also won the Ashden award for Sustainable Energy with BACIP.
Manager of AKPBS
said that we need awareness and sensitization for implementing of different objectives.
On receiving the award, AKPBS
,Ps Chairman, Hafiz Sherali said the contribution of WASEP in improving the living conditions of the people in Pakistan has been a source of great satisfaction for AKPBS