Your single source for sustainability data

Higg is the sustainability insights platform for consumer goods industries. 

With a single trusted source for supply chain impact, brands and manufacturers can accelerate transformation – leading the way to a sustainable future.

Built on a common standard for sustainability

Across categories such as energy, emissions, water, and waste, Higg enables businesses to measure their end-to-end environmental and social impact. 

And because our software tools rely on an expert third-party assessment standard, you can trust that your insights are credible and actionable. 

Turn measurement into performance​

Want to understand which supplier produces the fewest emissions? Need to find a fiber that consumes less water? Want to quantify the cradle-to-gate impact of a new product? 

Higg unlocks the data needed for smarter more sustainable decisions – leading to improved performance for your business and the planet.

19.6% Year over year improvement in Higg facility assessments

Trusted by leading brands

Higg is used by brands, retailers, and manufacturers across the globe – from H&M to Patagonia, from Target to Zalando, from large facilities in Bangladesh to small-scale mills in Portugal.

Our platform enables each to assess the impact of their choices – and to share that data with partners, NGOs, and customers as part of their overall sustainability strategies.

Sustainability is no longer optional.


Consumers who plan to switch from their preferred brand if another acts more environmentally and socially friendly.


In upside for the world economy if apparel & footwear industry makes sustainable choices.


Shortfall in supply and demand of water by 2030.

“The Higg Index allowed our management to identify facilities that needed more investment or attention. Using the Higg Index helped us identify areas that we might normally have overlooked for improvement in energy and other environmental impact areas.”
Demith Gooneratne, Environmental Sustainability Manager at Hirdaramani Exports International

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“The Higg Index is helping us to identify the exact saving results of our impacts. By using the Higg Index, and with more peers joining forces, we can do better benchmarking to keep improving continuously.”
Andy Zhong, Marketing Director at Prosperity Textiles

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“All the learning outcomes from my class are based on the Higg Index. We use the tool to help us start a dialogue with students about trims, manufacturing finishing, end of life, etc. It’s inherently a teaching tool — it’s very visual and interactive.”
Kelly Cobb, Assistant Professor of Fashion & Apparel Studies at Delaware University

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“Before the Higg MSI, there was no tool that had common life-cycle assessment criteria, methodology, and procedure specially created for the textile industry, and developed through global, industry-wide consensus. The Higg MSI is quite meaningful for the industry, because materials largely impact the sustainability of textile products.” ​
Hidenori Terai, General Manager of Toray’s Fibers & Textiles Business Planning Department​

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“Higg DDM makes it easier for our team to make strategic changes that have positive impacts on the runner and the environment as a whole.”
David Kemp, Sustainability Manager at Brooks Running

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“[Setting energy and GHG reduction targets] will not only make Pratibha a more responsible business, but also make us more profitable in the long run. This will ensure our business as a whole is more sustainable and competitive.”
Mrinal Bose, sustainability manager at Pratibha Syntex Ltd

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