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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

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

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