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  • Policy and Legislation

Summary Report: Higg Index Tools Analysis and Compliance Initiatives

To assist SAC members in navigating the evolving regulatory landscape, the SAC initiated analyses of the Higg Index tools in relation to relevant existing and upcoming EU and national legislation in collaboration with partners and professional consultancies. The summary report presented here provides key messages and main outcomes of the initial analysis, along with the proposed next steps.

November 20, 2023
  • Membership

SAC Membership Brochure

Discover the possibilities of becoming a member by downloading our membership brochure. Take the first step towards unlocking valuable benefits, industry insights, and a supportive global community.

October 20, 2023
  • Higg Index Tools
  • Higg PM
  • Higg MSI

Technical Review of the Higg MSI and Higg PM Tools

We are grateful to KPMG for their work in developing this report, which captures the invaluable insights and recommendations derived from the expert review of the Higg MSI and Higg PM tools. At the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, we are committed to driving positive environmental and social change within the textile, apparel & footwear industry. The Higg Index suite of tools plays a pivotal role in achieving this mission, empowering brands, retailers, and manufacturers to measure, improve, and share their environmental and social performance. 

September 26, 2023
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  • Higg FEM
  • Collective Action
  • Decarbonization
  • Higg Index Tools

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
  • EU Green Claims

Episode 3: EU Green Claims Directive

In this episode, we speak to Baptiste Carriere-Pradal, Founder and Director of 2B Policy, and Chair of Policy Hub, about the recent publication of the Substantiating Green Claims Directive from the EU Commission.

We talk about the ambition of the Directive, what companies can do and where the Directive may have come up short, as well as what needs to happen next.

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Lee Green
April 05, 2023
  • Leadership

Episode 1: Scale Your Business and Impact

How can you scale your purpose-driven business and drive greater impact? In this episode we tackle these questions with NY Times best-selling author, and CEO of We First, Simon Mainwaring. We also explore how to effectively communicate your sustainability story and Simon’s latest book, Lead With We.

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Lee Green
January 31, 2023

All the Sustainable Fashion Acronyms to Know

Many executives argue the myriad of acronyms in sustainable fashion complicates the overarching mission. This guide hopes to explain common jargon and abbreviations.

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Kaley Roshitsh
November 03, 2023

From Concept to Collaboration: Navigating the Road to Higg FEM 4.0

Collaboration is the catalyst for change. As we eagerly await the Higg FEM 4.0 launch on November 2, it’s important for us to share the journey of how – and why – we arrived here. We’re proud to have walked this path hand in hand with our members, partner organizations, and stakeholders to build a tool that reflects the collective spirit of making meaningful, measurable impact on the industry’s most urgent issues.

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Jeremy Lardeau
November 01, 2023
  • 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.

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