Sustainability Snapshot

February 5, 2018

OIA Sustainability Working Group – Sustainability Snapshot

Week of February 5, 2018


Higg Index Access Updates: Thank you to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition for joining us at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show to give an update on both the Brand Retail Module Beta as well as the FEM You can access the full presentation here, but here are a few key takeaways:

  • FEM: Complete your Facility Module now! If you’re a facility, you can go directly to to register or if you’re a brand, invite your business partners and vendors to register on The cost is $150 per module.
  • Brand and Retail Module Beta – What to Expect: The Brand Retail Module is currently under revision. In light of this, the SAC will be launching a pilot period to review and provide feedback on the beta.
    • In Q2 the SAC will announce & send instructions on:
      • How to log into the beta BRM
      • Exact timeline for piloting and submitting modules
      • Process for tracking and submitting feedback
      • Provide training resources, including the How to Higg guide
      • Process for beta verification (optional)
      • Provide support channels/options
    • Cost: Free
      • Because this is a beta version, cost to pilot the tool will be free. Please note that this does not include full access to the new platform. This is just to pilot the Brand Retail Module. For more information on accessing the Higg Index platform, please contact us at or view the Higg Index pricing FAQ.
    • For more information and resources on the platform, please visit


Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2018 Recap


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