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MSI Methodology - Cotton Expert Team (f.k.a. Cotton Forum)

Scope: Alignment on cotton modeling requirements for Higg MSI (including primary data required), comparability at regional & program level, education opportunities around decision making beyond LCA data.

Kick-off: March 2021 

Status: on going

Meeting frequency: Bi-weekly Wednesday 7:30 am PT 

Attendance: 22 members 

Member

Organization

Type

Joel Mertens

SAC

SAC Lead

Melissa O de León

SAC

SAC

Quinten Geleijnse

SAC

SAC

Paula Bernstein

Higg

Technology Partner

Sarah Mahmassani

Higg

Technology Partner

Kendra Pasztor

BCI

Affiliate

Miguel Gomez-Escolar

BCI (Data Analyst)

Affiliate

Prakash Philip

Cotton Connect

Affiliate

Agnieszka Dziedzic

Cotton Connect

Affiliate

Alexandra Chilvers

Cotton Connect

Affiliate

Tara Luckman

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol | Cotton Council International

Affiliate

Deepika Mishra

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol | Cotton Council International

Affiliate

Andrew Jordan

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol | Cotton Council International

Affiliate

Jesse Daystar

Cotton Inc.

Affiliate

Michele Wallace

Cotton Inc.

Affiliate

Steven Pires 

Cotton Inc.

Affiliate

Allan Williams

CRDC Cotton Research and Development Corporation

Affiliate

Chris Cosgrove

CRDC Cotton Research and Development Corporation

Affiliate

Subindu Garkhel

Fair Trade

Affiliate

Marjory Walker

USCTP National Cotton Council of America

Affiliate

Beth Jensen

Textile Exchange

Affiliate

Eleni Thrasyvoulou

Textile Exchange

Affiliate

Anis Ragland

WWF US

Affiliate

Ruud Schute

OCA

Affiliate

Dimitris Liolios

OCA

Affiliate

Zeynep Bökeer

OCA

Affiliate

Estrella

OCA

Affiliate

Textile Wet Processes

Scope: Alignment on modeling requirements for primary data submissions for textile wet processes in order to expand wet processes in MSI (and provide a path to inclusion of facility specific footprints).

Kick-off April 26th, 2022

Status: On going

Meeting frequency: Bi-weekly on Tuesdays 6:00 am PT

Attendance: 20 members 

Member

Organization

Type

Joel Mertens

SAC 

SAC Lead

Melissa O de León

SAC

SAC

Quinten Geleijnse

SAC

SAC

Paula Bernstein

Higg 

Technology Partner

Sarah Mahmassani

Higg

Technology Partner

Anna Biverstål

H&M Group

Brand / Retailer

Real Kamruzzaman

H&M Group

Brand / Retailer

Ipek Kurtoglu

H&M Group

Brand / Retailer

Umadevi Jaisankar

Eastman Exports Global Clothing Pvt Ltd

Manufacturer

Ugamoorthi Ramakrishnan

Eastman Exports Global Clothing Pvt Ltd

Manufacturer

Richesh Samantaray

Marks and Spencer

Brand / Retailer

Cerian Atwell

Marks and Spencer

Brand / Retailer

Niraj Singh

Bureau Veritas

Service Provider

Michele Wallace

Cotton Incorporated

Affiliate

Mary Ankeny

Cotton Incorporated

Affiliate

Keisuke HONDA

Toray industries

Manufacturer

Bongkyun Ko

FITI Testing & Research Institute

Service Provider

Bryony Chandler Trick

VF

Brand / Retailer

Masuma Roushan 

KAPPAHL

Brand / Retailer

Sandra Roos

KAPPAHL

Brand / Retailer

Barbara Oswald

BlueSign

Service Provider

Jeff Chan

Amer Sports

Brand / Retailer

Alejandro Sarmiento

Inditex

Brand / Retailer

Shubham Singh

Ralph Lauren

Brand / Retailer

Mitsuko Wong

Ralph Lauren

Brand / Retailer

 

Primary Product Information MET

Scope: Align on a product information taxonomy and primary data requirements for product impact calculations that allow users to: - Ensure product information covers data points from foundational compliance from different regulatory frameworks (e.g. PEF, France’s ADEME, etc.) to showcasing visibility to best practices - Confidently map product information data availability from their own production systems (PLM, ERP, etc) into a future-forward information taxonomy Kick-off slides here

Kick-off: August 17, 2023

Status: On Hold

Meeting frequency: Weekly 1.5 hrs - 6 sessions

Attendance: 32 members 

Member

Organization

Type

Joel Mertens

SAC 

SAC Lead

Melissa O de León

SAC

SAC

Quinten Geleijnse

SAC

SAC

Paula Bernstein Worldly Lead Technology Partner
Sarah Mahmassani Worldly Technology Partner
Isaac Hopwood Worldly Technology Partner
Kim Harr Abercrombie & Fitch Brand / Retailer
Jule Vedder About You Brand / Retailer
Mehak Masood Artistic Milliners Manufacturer
Cecilia Wörlén Bestseller Brand / Retailer
Kyler Jobe Brooks Running Brand / Retailer
Peter Chen ESTS Global Service Provider
Bongkyun Ko FITI Global Service Provider
IPEK KURTOGLU H&M Brand / Retailer
jeremy olson Lululemon Brand / Retailer
Júlia Traveria Solà Mango Brand / Retailer
Lucia Alcover Vilanova Mango Brand / Retailer
Lauren Welch Next Co Brand / Retailer
Chloe Bitcon Next Co Brand / Retailer
Sara Campidelli ODLO Brand / Retailer
Fabian Pirrwitz PAS Normal Brand / Retailer
Nathalie Coulomb Pentland Brand / Retailer
Akiko Inui Ralph Lauren Brand / Retailer
Samantha Fahrbach Ralph Lauren Brand / Retailer
Matthew Guenther TAL Apparel Manufacturer
Amelia Den Boer VF Corp Brand / Retailer
Bryony Chandler-Trick VF Corp Brand / Retailer
Niccolò Gervasoni VF Corp Brand / Retailer
Ben Bowers W.L. Gore Manufacturer
Rahul Dsouza W.L. Gore Manufacturer
Debasis Manna Walmart Brand / Retailer
James Cooper WSP Service Provider
Maya Vigil WSP Service Provider
Lakmini Senadheera WSP Service Provider
amy franz Textile Exchange Affiliate
Sophia Opperskalski Textile Exchange Affiliate
anneke keuning Bestseller Brand / Retailer
Lucie Ladigue C2C Products Innovation Institute Service Provider

 

FEM

FEM - Home Furnishing Industry alignment

Scope: Develop the content update on FEM specific for Home Furnishing industry

Kick-off: August 2023

Status: On going

Meeting frequency: Bi-Weekly for 4 months

Attendance: 17  members 

Member

Organization

Type

Karin Ekberg Leadership & Sustainability Service Provider
Lauren Welch Next Retail Ltd Brand / Retailer
Ria Coburn Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Brand / Retailer
Stephanie Liao Target Brand / Retailer
Wing Li Target Brand / Retailer
Cheryl Thompson Tesco Brand / Retailer
Agnieszka Haines Tesco Brand / Retailer
Lisa Ly Dunelm Brand / Retailer
Amy Vallance Dunelm Brand / Retailer
Katy Siu UCP (Artificial floral Products-China) MFG (Non-Members)
Junli Liu UCP (Artificial floral Products-China) MFG (Non-Members)
Gaurang Gupta CL Gupta (Metal/Wood/Corrugation) MFG (Non-Members)
Vijay Pandey CL Gupta (Metal/Wood/Corrugation) MFG (Non-Members)
Raghvendra Chaudhary Welspun India Ltd. MFG (Non-Members)
Darshanaba Sodha Welspun India Ltd. MFG (Non-Members)
Ian Short Turner Bianca MFG (Non-Members)
Hannah Doggett Turner Bianca MFG (Non-Members)

FEM Hardgoods / Outdoor Industry alignment

Scope: Develop the content update on FEM2023 specific for Outdoor Sporting Goods industry (aka Hardgoods), including writing and reviewing how-to-higg guide

Status: on-hold

Meeting frequency: No meeting scheduled currently, MET will reassume to review How-to-Higg Guide 

Attendance: 4  members 

Member

Organization

Type

Lyn Ip / Mike Chang

REI

Brand / Retailer

Staffin Till

Fenix Outdoor / Primus

Brand / Manufacturer

Karin Ekberg

Leadership & Sustainability

Service Provider

Jane Turnbull

European Outdoor Group

Affiliate

FEM - Performance Communication Toolkit v2 (for FEM 4.0)

Scope: Review and enhance the current version of FEM Performance Communication Toolkit to fit with FEM 4.0 and latest industry needs

Kick-off in Q2 2023 (9th May)

Status: on-hold

Meeting frequency: Weekly for first 6 weeks, and Bi Weekly for the remainder of the MET

Attendance: 7  members 

Member

Organization

Type

Sonia Lee

Tiong LIong Industrial Co., Ltd.

Manufacturer

Ceyhun Yalcin

Leadership & Sustainability

Service Provider (Verification and Consulting)

Matthew Chen

Asiatan International Limited

Manufacturer

Quentin Thorel

Ciel Textile

Manufacturer

Laxmikant Jawale

Apparel Impact Institute

Affiliate

Wasikul Alam

Solidaridad Network Asia

Affiliate

Daniel Etra

Higg

Platform Service Provider

FSLM

FSLM Performance Communication Toolkit beta

Scope: Develop FSLM Performance Communication Toolkit methodology to allow facility to report FSLM performance. 

Kick-off: Q2 2023 (9th May)

Status: On hold

Meeting frequency: Weekly for first 6 weeks, and Bi Weekly for the remainder of the MET

Attendance:  9 members

Member

Organization

Type

Ray Zhang

Avery Dennison

Manufacturers

Eranga Dilhan

MAS

Manufacturers

Prathika Kurian

SanMar

Brand & Retailers

MD Belayet Hossain

Epic Group

Manufacturers

Matthew Guenther

TAL Apparel Ltd

Manufacturers

Natalie Smith

Rapha

Brand & Retailers

Stephanie

Target

Brand & Retailers

Holly Menezes / Jack Zhong

SLCP

Affiliated

Hanna Cody

Fair Trade USA

Affiliated

Transparency Program