With its membership with the SAC
joins more than 90 global brands, retailers and manufacturers, as well as Government, non-profit environmental organisations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel and footwear industries.
In its relationship with the SAC
will contribute both data and resources to support the Higg Index, which gauges environmental sustainability and drives supply chain decision-making to better efficiency and increased sustainability performance.
The Higg Index is an open source, indicator-based tool that allows suppliers, manufacturers, brands and retailers to evaluate materials, products, facilities and processes based on environmental and product design choices.
remains committed to building a better world, by restoring the environment, creating economic value and lasting change to ensure a better, sustained planet for future generations.
"We are pleased to be joining SAC
as we feel it perfectly complements our own efforts to create a more sustainable footprint.
We also understand the impact that collaboration can have on creating better business practices and we believe that over time SAC
will have a truly positive impact on value chain performance.
We are happy to play our role as industry leaders in enabling this," Hirdaramani Group Director Nikhil Hirdaramani said.
With a fully integrated infrastructure encompassing 30 manufacturing facilities across Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Vietnam, product development, design, printing, embroidery, washing and packaging, Hirdaramani
is a one-stop shop for the apparel industry.
The company has also led the way in the adoption of greener technologies and processes boasting the world's first custom built green apparel factory and Asia's first Carbon Neutral apparel factory.
is a committed proponent of better businesses practices and has remained a catalyst for innovation and change in the apparel industry for over 120 years.