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Higg Brand & Retail Module (BRM)

Measure your environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility activity with Higg Brand & Retail Module (BRM) verification from SGS.

Consumers are increasingly curious about where and how their clothes are made. They often vote with their wallets or purses and buy products from companies that reflect their values.

Any organization can use the Higg BRM to measure its environmental and social impacts and practices. Developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), the Higg BRM is a trusted assessment that helps brands and retailers establish and maintain strong environmental, social and labor practices within their organizations and across their value chains.

Why choose Higg BRM verification from SGS?

Successful verification from us leads to a Higg vBRM report, enabling you to:

  • Reinforce your commitment to responsible business practices within your organization and throughout your supply chain
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in your environmental and social and labor practices.
  • Measure year-over-year changes in your practices
  • Support integrity and transparency in your organization, from general business requirements to environmental, social and labor practices
  • Ensure data accuracy and validity

Higg BRM verification from an approved verifying body

As a Higg BRM-approved Verifying Body (VB) and world-leading certification, inspection, testing and verification company, we offer you in-depth expertise in Higg BRM requirements. We are authorized to assess the accuracy of your BRM assessment. In addition, we have decades of experience in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) topics, including sustainability report assurance.

Our Higg BRM verifiers are highly experienced in sustainability reporting programs, such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), management system certifications, such as ISO 14001, and social responsibility training.

As your VB on the Higg platform, we can conduct your verification at any time after the completion of your self-assessment.

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