Higg Co. is a software company that provides the Higg Index and related sustainability assessment tools that enable global brands, retailers and manufacturers to improve the environmental and social performance of their factories and products.
The Higg Index was originally created by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), the apparel, footwear, and textile industry’s leading alliance for sustainable production. Patagonia and Wal-Mart formed the SAC in 2010 with the proposition that standardized measurement of sector impact would incentivize companies to reduce environmental impact and increase social justice.
Titan Grove led the spin out of Higg Co. from the SAC to help accelerate the transformation of the global consumer product supply chain to the clean economy. Currently in growth mode.
Carve out of software and technology assets owned by the SAC
Higg Index and related software currently used by the world’s largest brands and retailers and more than 10,000 factories that manufacture goods on their behalf
Majority of funding provided by Titan Grove
Reduced carbon emissions – The global apparel and footwear industries generate nearly 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions
Reduced chemical and water use
More sustainably designed products
Improved labor standards