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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.
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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.
In October, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) reached a milestone: Over 300 members are now part of the organization. This includes 27 new members in 2023 alone!
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has become a member of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for Net Positive Enterprise (SHINE) established by the Materials Systems Laboratory (MSL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Today, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) announced its CEO, Amina Razvi, will leave the organization as of December 29, 2023.
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.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition hosted a series of webinars to introduce the Manufacturer Climate Action Program (MCAP) to members located in Asia, North, Central, and South America (AMER) and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
Jeremy Lardeau, vice president Higg Index at the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), joined the “Net Zero and Well-Being in Life” virtual workshop jointly organized by the G20 Presidency of India and the G7 Presidency of Japan, and hosted by Boston Consulting Group.
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.
In this episode we speak to Liam Salter, CEO and Co-Founder of RESET Carbon about the role of science-based targets and LCAs, explore some of the criticisms and look at what needs to happen for real progress to be seen in the fashion, textile, apparel and footwear sectors.
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.
Many executives argue the myriad of acronyms in sustainable fashion complicates the overarching mission. This guide hopes to explain common jargon and abbreviations.
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.
We have recently become aware of unauthorized activities in which individuals are falsely using the name of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to offer opportunities related to clothing resale and job-related training.
Read how this American-based performance athletic company uses Higg Product Tools to assess their environmental footprint.
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.
Read how this global leader in sustainable apparel explains how the Higg Index is helping to drive change.