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The Higg index

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

The Higg index is a suite of tools to measure and score the sustainability of apparelĀ  products, facilities and brands.

Themes

Human toxicity
Indirect economic impacts
Autonomy
Climate change
Ecotoxicity
Energy efficiency
Equality
Market presence
Material efficiency
Nutrient balance
Occupational safety, security & tranquility
Ozone depletion
Participation, influence and perception
Particulate matter
Physical hazards
Water depletion

Assessment type

Mixed

Spatial focus of object

Local
Mixed

Technical Stage

Commercial
Development
Concept

Spatial focus of impact

Generic

Life Cycle

Cradle to grave
Cradle to gate

English available

Yes

Open Access

Yes

Object: Product; organisation
Goal: Self-assessment; product optimisation; management tool
Motivation: Improvement