Sustainability Inititives for the Fashion Industry
Sustainable Apparel Coalition
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is devoted to reducing the environmental harm caused by the apparel, footwear, and textile industries. SAC developed the Higg Index, a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities to measure their company or product’s social or environmental sustainability performance.
NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business | Apparel Industry Sustainable Strategies Framework
Researchers from NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business developed a framework of eight key sustainability strategies that apparel companies are focusing on to drive impact in their business models.
Metrics & Data
CSRHub Company Ratings
CSRHub creates consensus sustainability ratings for companies based on existing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) data sources. Overall ratings are free but more detailed information must be purchased.
EPA | Textiles | Facts and Figures about Materials, Waste and Recycling
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) measures the generation and recycling of textile material.
Certified B Corporation
Certified B Corporations are committed to business as a force for good. Companies are social enterprises that demonstrate the value their create for their workers, customers, community, and environment.