ISO 14046:2014 Environmental management- Water footprint- Principles, requirements and guidelines

Sustainable Textile Solutions

This is a website for Sustainable Textile Solutions (STS). The STS programs comprise three main components: consultancy, auditing, and capacity building. These are designed as bespoke programs to meet the individual requirements of each client.

SOURCE: Sustainable Textile Solutions, a Member of BluWin Ltd.

Alliance for Water Stewardship

This is a website for the Alliance for Water Stewardship, a global membership collaboration comprising businesses, NGOs, and the public sector. Their members contribute to the sustainability of local water resources through their adoption and promotion of a universal framework for the sustainable use of water – the International Water Stewardship Standard, or AWS Standard – that drives, recognizes, and rewards good water stewardship performance.

SOURCE: Alliance for Water Stewardship


This is a website page explaining DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®. DETOX TO ZERO is an efficient verification system for the textile and leather industry which aims to implement the criteria of the Greenpeace DETOX Campaign within production facilities. In this case, instead of certification, there is an analysis tool for the optimization and monitoring of chemicals management and wastewater quality.



This is a website for the company Bhive, an application that helps factories make mindful decisions on chemical usage. How it works: scan and upload chemicals into smart inventory, view smart inventory, & phase out high-risk chemicals for a cleaner future. See the website for a demo.

Water Risk Monetizer

This is a free tool created by Ecolab that provides actionable information to help businesses understand water-related risks and quantify risks in financial terms to inform responsible decisions that enable growth.


The Waterfootprint Assessment: Setting the Global Standard

This is a book from 2011 that contains the global standard for ‘water footprint assessment’ as developed and maintained by the Water Footprint Network (WFN). It covers a comprehensive set of definitions and methods for water footprint accounting. It shows how water footprints are calculated for individual processes and products,
as well as for consumers, nations, and businesses. It also includes methods for water footprint sustainability assessment and a library of water footprint response options.

SOURCE: Water Footprint Network


The Higg Index

This is a website for The Higg Index, which is a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities of all sizes — at every stage in their sustainability journey — to accurately measure and score a company or product’s sustainability performance.

SOURCE: Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Environmental Democracy Index

This is a map that tracks the state of national laws protecting transparency, participation, and justice in environmental decision-making.

SOURCE: The World Resources Institute