SMEs comprise the majority of businesses in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.
Small businesses play a pivotal and growing role in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry. They can use the Higg Index to measure social and environmental sustainability performance.
The Coalition supports the unique needs of this group, often faced with resource challenges of limited time, personnel, or finances. For a fraction of the cost of formal SAC membership, SME Higg Index customers can drive improved sustainability performance within their value chains.
Apply Universal Standards
Industry standard assessments of a company’s environmental and social/labor sustainability performance, product design impacts, and environmental impacts of numerous raw material types.
Connect seamlessly with supply chain and industry peers, driving much needed transparency.
Hilke Patzwall, Senior Manager Sustainability & CSR—VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co.