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Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Apparel Coalition updates Higg Index

Written by John Mowbray

Higg Index screenshotsSAN FRANCISCO – The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), has unveiled the eagerly awaited version 2.0 of its Higg Index, which uses a new web-based interface and adds the ability for users to share sustainability data between entire textile supply chains. It also adds a new module for social compliance, and claims to improve brand and facility assessments by considering the environmental and chemical impacts of tier 2 level textile suppliers. John Mowbray speaks to Jason Kibbey, Executive Director of the SAC.


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