About SAC

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) brings together 300 leading apparel, footwear, and textile brands, retailers, manufacturers, sourcing agents, service providers, trade associations, NGOs, and academic institutions – all working toward a shared vision of an industry that gives back more than it takes to the planet and its people.

Photo: Woman dressmaker stands in the factory with cloth in hands.

Higg Index Tools

In order to enable systematic change, organizations need a common language to track and measure their social and environmental impacts. The Higg Index provides this solution, empowering manufacturers, brands and retailers to leverage verified data in order to continuously measure, improve and share their sustainability efforts.

Discover the Higg Index Brand & Retail Module, Product Tools, and Facility Tools.

Success Stories

Find out how joining the SAC has made an impact on our members and their sustainability journeys.

  • Higg FEM
  • Higg FSLM
  • Manufacturers

CIEL Textile

Learn how one of the world’s leading and most innovative garment and fabrics manufacturers has achieved remarkable results on their journey towards a nature-positive and people-centric future.

The Impact of Our Community

Together, we’re working towards a more equitable and restorative consumer goods industry. Learn about what we’re doing and the impact we’re making.

Our Impact in Numbers


Organizations engaged in best practice and knowledge-sharing in 2022


Members have set or have begun the process of setting Science-Based Targets (SBTs) through our Decarbonization Program

Our Community Members

Meet our newest members

Upcoming Events

  • Collective Action
  • Higg Index Tools
  • Higg FEM
  • Decarbonization

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Hosts Project Development Programme Kickoff Meetings in Vietnam and Cambodia

Joyce Tsoi, SAC director of Collective Action, co-hosted an in-person and virtual meetings in Vietnam and Cambodia to kick off the SAC x GIZ Project Development Program (PDP), which aims to promote and scale rooftop solar feasibility studies to manufacturing facilities in Vietnam and Cambodia.

December 08, 2023

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Access a global network of industry leaders, innovative tools like the Higg Index, and collaborative opportunities that drive transformative sustainability.