Commitment Consultants (CC) is a private sector company comprising of multi-disciplinary professionals which was established in the year 2007. The firm works with Government and Donor (ADB, WB, JICA, WSUP, etc.) project funding. CC has been contributing in different development sectors in Bangladesh and abroad for more than 08 years. CC has developed expertise in the areas of urban services, solid and medical waste management, WATSAN, waste to energy, archaeology & tourism, etc.
It contributes in, Project management, design and supervision consultancy, Program support consultancy, Technical assistance, Capacity building, BCC (Behavior change and communication), Supplementary technical assistance, Performance Evaluation, Strategic plan, Action research, Feasibility study, Survey, NGO sector assessment, etc.
Commitment Consultants having its head office in Dhaka, also operate another office in Canada, which is administered and managed by the Director of CC.
UNICEF assigned a consortium of four organizations to review and design different ecological toilet options appropriate for geo-hydrological, physical, cultural, and social context of difficult areas. Commitment Consultants is one of the member of the consortium and taken the responsibilities of providing the mentioned services to the slum areas of Rangpur Pourashava. It constructed household eco-toilets, build capacity of the local mason, local level DPHE and Pourashava engineers on construction and O&M of eco-toilets, aware the community on the use and maintenance of eco-toilets including the use of sanitized human excreta, establish linkage with fertilizer company/agricultural extension services for utilization of human excreta in agricultural farming, facilitate networking with different Government and NGOs for promoting ecological sanitation and knowledge sharing, etc.
Bangladesh government signed a contract with ADB to develop a program on urban public health and environment sector development with the budget of $ 130 million. Maximum portion of the budget allocation has been kept for solid and health care waste management. Commitment Consultants, as a partner organization of IPE (India), was assigned to provide its expert input on the planned components of the project
The ITN Centre at BUET has been conducting research and training on water, sanitation, and waste management for over 10 years. It has supported a number of researches on neglected areas of the sector. As part of this effort, ITN awarded a contract to Commitment Consultants to conduct a study on the livelihoods of waste pickers in Dhaka city. CC with a number of field researchers conducted the study.
JICA has been assisting Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) to improve its solid waste management services. As part of this effort, JICA and DCC felt the need to incorporate community members and private sector service providers into the program for better service delivery. It was observed that they hardly had any training on solid waste management. JICA contracted Commitment Consultants to develop required training manuals.
It has been observed that ICI (institutional, commercial and industrial) waste generator is producing huge quantity of waste in comparison with the domestic waste producer. CC has been asked to conduct a study in the specific areas of Dhaka city to assess the taxpaying status of Dhaka city dwellers in residential and commercial buildings. So CC provided necessary guideline to DCC about the potential of enhancing the tax from ICI institutions and establishments.