Through their membership in the SAC, they share research results, offer recommendations for best practices, and provide a crucial perspective from outside the industry to help the SAC see a broader picture.
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Collaborate with peers
By joining forces, non-corporate members help to accelerate the pace of innovation across the entire industry. They also help to establish a credible collective voice with policy-makers on regulations that affect everyone’s future.
Engage with industry
Coalition meetings and online engagement provide valuable opportunities to stay up-to-date on the challenges that brands, manufacturers and retailers are tackling, and ensure that decision-makers are well-informed about issues, armed with current research and aware of new sustainability practices.
Expand Reach and Reputation
Research organizations, not for profits and service providers can speak to the industry’s largest and most diverse body of sustainability executives and manufacturers, thanks to the scale and global reach of the SAC’s membership.
Have Equal Say
As equal partners in the coalition, non-corporate members, including other trade associations, give the same input as brands, retailers and manufacturers into the evolution and improvement of the Higg Index.
The SAC is challenging the apparel industry to be as ambitious and forward-looking as possible. At the World Resources Institute, we are a non-profit, and we are interested in helping companies move aggressively forward on issues and challenges of sustainability.
liz cook, VP WRI
Become a member of the SAC
We are building the future of the apparel, footwear, and textile industry, and we welcome you to join us.