Tools & Services

Our sustainability tools help brands and manufacturers measure, manage, and share their supply chain performance data.
A brief intro to Higg Product Tools

Sustainability at every step

From materials to products, from facilities to stores, across energy, waste, water, and working conditions, Higg unlocks a complete view of a business’s social and environmental impact. 

Higg Product Tools

Higg Materials Sustainability Index

Compare the environmental impact of different materials, so that design and development teams can make more sustainable choices during materials selection.

The Higg MSI measures:
  • Water scarcity
  • Eutrophication
  • Chemicals
  • Climate Change
  • Resource Depletion and Fossils

Higg Product Module

Compare the full lifecycle of products in any category, and understand which processes most determine overall sustainable performance. 

The Higg PM measures:
  • Impact of Materials & Design
  • Manufacturing Impacts
  • Logistics
  • Retail
  • Product Care
  • End of Use Impacts

Higg Facility Tools

Higg Facility Environmental Module

Assess environmental impact of product manufacturing at facilities – from water use, to waste management, to chemical and energy use – in order to identify strengths and uncover areas for improvement. 

The Higg FEM measures:
  • Environmental Management System
  • Energy Use
  • Water Use
  • Wastewater
  • Emissions to Air
  • Waste Management
  • Chemicals

Higg Facility Social & Labor Module

Measure the social impact of manufacturing across areas such as wages, working hours, health and safety, and employee treatment. 

The Higg FSLM measures:
  • Recruitment/Hiring
  • Working Hours
  • Wages & Benefits
  • Employee Treatment
  • Employee Involvement
  • Health & Safety
  • Termination
  • Management Systems

Higg Brand & Retail Tools

Higg Brand & Retail Module

Evaluate social and environmental impact across a wide range of business operations, from packaging and transportation of goods, to the environmental impact of stores and offices.

The Higg BRM measures:
  • General (Management)
  • Product Development
  • Supply Chain
  • Packaging
  • Transportation
  • Distribution Centers
  • Retail Stores
  • Product Use & EOU

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