Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index
Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index

6 months ago - Higg Co. will provide the trusted technology industry needs to be able to implement the Higg Index at scale; while the SAC will continue to focus on driving sustainability measurement and improvements in the apparel, footwear and textile industry.

EDF Unveils Crowdsourced Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Supply Chains
EDF Unveils Crowdsourced Platform to Accelerate Sustainable Supply Chains

8 months ago - Site offers tools to help supply chain professionals meet corporate environmental targets.

GlobeScan, Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partner on Consumer Engagement Initiative
GlobeScan, Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partner on Consumer Engagement Initiative

1 year ago - Sustainability research consultancy GlobeScan and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) have partnered on a study to develop communication guidelines and materials for engaging consumers on the Higg Index — a holistic suite of tools for measuring sustainability performance across the textile industry value chain.

Can Lessons from the Slow Food Movement Fuel Slow Fashion?
Can Lessons from the Slow Food Movement Fuel Slow Fashion?

1 year ago - Grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops have wholeheartedly embraced the slow food movement, with phrases such as "certified organic," "fair-trade" and "all-natural" plastered across product packaging and menus. While each of these designations means something specific, in the eyes of many along the supply chain including the end user, they all can deliver a similar message of high quality.

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Addressing Corporate Scope 3 Value Chain GHG Emissions: Part 2
Addressing Corporate Scope 3 Value Chain GHG Emissions: Part 2

1 year ago - To keep the global temperature increase to well below 2⁰C and meet the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement, everyone must take bold action to reduce their share of emissions as soon as possible. Companies are responsible for the majority of global emissions and therefore play an integral role in meeting these goals.

Trending: New Sustainable Fashion Collections, Connections, CEO Agenda
Trending: New Sustainable Fashion Collections, Connections, CEO Agenda

1 year ago - Apparel collections that are less harmful to the environment are on the horizon from G-Star RAW and H&M. Meanwhile, a small Boston-based footwear company is making it easier for customers to connect with their craftsmen, and the non-profit Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) recommended sustainability priorities for senior managers in the fashion world in its first ‘CEO Agenda’ report.

Primark Sheds Light on Supply Chain with Global Sourcing Map Tool
Primark Sheds Light on Supply Chain with Global Sourcing Map Tool

1 year ago - Primark, a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, has developed a new online tool that is helping usher in a new era of transparency for the retailer. The Global Sourcing Map allows consumers to access information about the 1071 factories and suppliers that make up the company’s supply chain.

SAC's Latest Higg Module Improves Apparel Supply Chain Transparency, Reduces Audit Fatigue
SAC's Latest Higg Module Improves Apparel Supply Chain Transparency, Reduces Audit Fatigue

1 year ago - The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has released early registration of the Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM), a self-assessment tool that globally standardizes sustainability measurement for apparel, footwear and textile manufacturing facilities. Optimized for use at an industrial scale, Higg FEM enables factories of any size to assess sustainability performance and easily share results with supply chain partners.

Member Spotlight: Helen Sahi from Avery Dennison discusses how the sustainability conversation has evolved over the last 30 years and what keeps her inspired
Member Spotlight: Helen Sahi from Avery Dennison discusses how the sustainability conversation has evolved over the last 30 years and what keeps her inspired

1 year ago - We recently sat down with Helen Sahi (@HelenSahi), senior director, Global Sustainability, at Avery Dennison and long-time SB Corporate Member whose made many contributions to the SB Advisory Board, to discuss her career and what keeps her excited about sustainability. Many of you already know Helen and that she is a woman of many talents. Read more to get her take on where sustainability has been, where it currently is, where it should be and how we can get there quickly.

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5 Steps to Building Better Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains
5 Steps to Building Better Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains

2 years ago - According to a recent survey of 287 sustainability professionals, working conditions are the most important sustainability issue in supply chains. That’s not too surprising; in the short time it’s taken to read this far, 153 people around the world have had a work-related accident.

SAC's Updated Higg Tool Provides Industry Baseline for Impacts of Textiles
SAC's Updated Higg Tool Provides Industry Baseline for Impacts of Textiles

3 years ago - The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has launched a new version of its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI), a cradle-to-gate scoring tool that measures and communicates the environmental performance of thousands of materials used in creating apparel, footwear and home textile products.

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