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Higg Index to ‘Retire’ MSI Single Score Next Year Following Outcry

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The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will be “retiring” the Higg Materials Sustainability Index’s (MSI) aggregated single score amid growing criticism about the accuracy of the platform’s cradle-to-gate methodology, which sought to help brands make eco-friendlier choices by comparing the environmental impacts of fashion’s most widely used materials. The change, the SAC announced Monday, “paves the…

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