HIGG

GRITTI VIETNAM CO., LTD strives to ensure that all products are manufactured in a responsible and ethical manner.

To help us meet these commitments, we use the HIGG Facility Tools. The tools are made up of two modules:

 

1. HIGG FACILITY TOOL

The Higg Facility Tools measure an individual factory’s social and environmental performance. The tools are made up of two modules:

       a. Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM)

The Higg FEM assesses the environmental impact of facilities, so that improvements can be made to reduce any negative impacts. The Facility Environmental Module measures:

  • Environmental management systems
  • Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Water use
  • Wastewater
  • Emissions to air
  • Waste management
  • Chemical use and management

       

       b. Higg Facility Social & Labor Module (Higg FSLM)

The Higg FSLM assesses the social and labor conditions present in a facility and the effectiveness of social management programs. The Facility Social & Labor Module measures:

  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Working hours
  • Wages and benefits
  • Employee treatment
  • Employee involvement
  • Health and safety
  • Termination
  • Management systems
  • Facility workforce standards and those of value chain partners
  • External engagement on social and labor issues with other facilities or organizations
  • Community engagement   

 

For additional information about HIGG, please visit: www.higg.com

 

 

 

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