Could the "Eco Index" become an industry standard?

09/1/2010 | Forbes

The Outdoor Industry Association, which includes Nike, Levi's and Adidas, has unveiled the "Eco Index," a sustainability measurement tool designed to become a new standard for the apparel sector and perhaps beyond. As a tool, the index works well, writes Scott James; still, he argues, it needs to improve its human-rights and supply-chain components if it's to become a true industry standard.

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