Transforming the apparel, footwear, and textiles

industry through:

pioneering assessment tools, system-wide collaboration, supply-chain transparency

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s vision is of an apparel, footwear, and textiles industry that produces no unnecessary environmental harm and has a positive impact on the people and communities associated with its activities.

Our Members

SAC members represent every link in the global supply chain.

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Rick Ridgeway of Patagonia speaks about the collective impact of the SAC

The Higg Index

Driving Change Through Measurement

The Higg Index is the heart of the SAC. This groundbreaking suite of self-assessment tools empowers brands, retailers and facilities of all sizes, at every stage in their sustainability journey, to measure their environmental and social impacts and identify areas for improvement. Delivering a holistic picture of sustainability performance, The Higg Index helps drive transformative change.