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23 Oct 2015, 14:00


23 Oct 2015, 16:00


Shenzhen, China


The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is a trade organization comprised of brands, retailers, manufacturers, government, and non-governmental organizations and academic experts, representing more than a third of the global apparel and footwear market. The Coalition is working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel and footwear products around the world.

The focus of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition is the development and use of the Higg Index - a suite of self-assessment tools designed to measure the sustainability impacts of apparel and footwear products. The Higg Index provides a tool for the apparel and footwear industry to assess sustainability throughout a product's entire life cycle, from materials to end-of-life.

SGS - as a member of the SAC – is pleased to organize a free touring seminar about SAC and the Higg Index in China. This two hour supplier awareness training in Hong Kong will be conducted by Dr Kannan Muthu, SGS Sustainability Consultant. As for Shenzhen,Shanghai and Guangzhou session, our project manager Sophia Peng will be the speaker and targets the textile industry.

Seminar Highlight

  • Introduction to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Higg Index
  • Development and use of the Higg Index
  • What are the different modules of the Higg index of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition
  • Why are brands and retailers asking you to evaluate your environmental performance?

Seminar Calendar

Hongkong 17-Apr-2015 14:30pm-16:30pm English
Shanghai 15-May-2015 14:00pm-16:00pm Mandarin
Hongkong 18-Sep-2015 14:30pm-16:30pm English
Guangzhou 9-Oct-2015 14:00pm-16:00pm Mandarin
Shenzhen 23-Oct-2015 14:00pm-16:00pm Mandarin

Who should attend

  • Compliance Managers
  • Environmental Managers
  • CSR Managers


For Enquiries

Ms. Fiona WU

T +852 2774 7450

F +852 2353 3846



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About SGS
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.