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The Higg Index is a suite of tools created by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s 250+ industry thought leaders to measure social and environmental sustainability performance and drive continuous improvement across the global value chain.

Explore detailed guidance for successfully implementing each tool.

Facility Tools

The Higg Facility Environment Module and Higg Facility Social Labor Module enable yearly measurement, evaluation, and performance improvement in categories such as water, energy, chemical management, and employee safety.

Product Tools

The Higg Materials Sustainability Index and Higg Design and Development Module provide information about the impact of materials used in the apparel, footwear, and home textile industries.

Brand & Retail Tool

The Higg Brand & Retail Module helps brands and retailers measure their overall social and environmental impact across categories such as operations, stores, and supply chain.

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