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HIGG FEM - HIGG FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL MODULE

What is HIGG FEM?

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 informs brands, retailers, and manufacturers about the environmental sustainability performance of their individual facilities, so they can make improvements that reduce negative sustainability impacts.

 

Benefits of HIGG FEM Certification

Leading to Better

Actionable Data

Product Quality

Improves customer confidence

Insight into your Supply Chain

Safety Assurance

Who can be certified HIGG FEM Certification?

Textile

Apparel

Footwear

Document required for HIGG FEM Certification

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of HIGG FEM Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain an accreditation body of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame

Task

Process

Day 1

GAP Analysis
Certification Body
Selection
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit
MRM
CAPA

Week 10

Certification Body
Audit
N-C Closing

Week 12

Certification Body

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

FAQ

The Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) informs manufacturers, brands, and retailers about the environmental performance of their individual facilities, empowering them to scale sustainability improvements.
QIMA is an approved verifying body for the Higg Index, enabling brands to accurately measure environmental and social sustainability impacts in manufacturing facilities around the world.
 
Across topics such as water use, carbon emissions, and labor conditions, consumer goods brands, retailers, manufacturers, governments, NGOs, and consumers can use the Higg Index to inform their individual sustainability strategies and drive collective industry transformation.