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The Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) is a sustainability assessment tool that standardizes how facilities measure and evaluate their environmental performance, year over year.

The Higg FEM is designed to:

  • Measure and quantify the sustainability impacts of a facility.
  • Reduce redundancy in measuring and reporting sustainability performance
  • Drive business value through reducing risk and uncovering inefficiencies
  • Create a common means and language to communicate sustainability to stakeholders

The Higg Index

Developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Higg Index is a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities of all sizes — at every stage in their sustainability journey — to accurately measure and score a company or product’s sustainability performance. The Higg Index delivers a holistic overview that empowers businesses to make meaningful improvements that protect the well-being of factory workers, local communities, and the environment.

Product Tools

Higg Product Tools help brands, retailers, manufacturers, and academics understand the environmental impacts of apparel, footwear, and textiles. There are two Higg Product Tools: the Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) and the Higg Product Module (Higg PM).

Facility Tools

Higg Facility Tools measure environmental and social sustainability impacts in manufacturing facilities around the world. There are two Higg Facility Tools: Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) and Higg Facility Social & Labor Module (Higg FSLM).

Brand & Retail Tool

Global brands and retailers use the Higg Brand & Retail Tool to assess the sustainability of product lifecycles, the environmental performance of their operations, and the social impacts across the value chain