2020 Updates to Higg MSI

 2020 Updates to Higg MSI

Higg Product Tools


Released in August 2020, the Higg Materials SustainabilityIndex has undergone the most impressive update today, with key updated including:

·     New interface offering an enhanced user experience

·     Migration to the Higg.org platform

·     Addition of a packaging library, comparisons, and customisation

·     Addition of a trims and components library, comparisons, and customization

·     Ability to customise transportation distances and modes between processing steps

·     Ability to assign chemistry certifications at the process level

·     New database (GaBi)and new water methodology (AWARE), resulting in updated scores

·     Updated chemistry scoring methodology and new chemistry data

·     Inclusion of biogenic carbon and water consumption in metadata

·     New process level loss rates, ensuring material assessments include consideration for process efficiencies


More detailed information can be found in the Higg MSI Change Log

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