What is pre-purchasing period for?
Pre-purchasing period is to pre-sell 2019 Higg cycle facility modules only. It will start from Sep 17 and end by Nov 1, 2019. There will be offered with some promotional price for users to buy the pre-sales modules. However, the pre-purchased modules won’t be accessible until Nov 2019.
What modules are available for pre-purchasing period?
Only 2019 Higg FEM and FSLM bundle or 2019 Higg FEM is available for pre-purchasing. The 2019 Higg FEM and FSLM bundle is available beginning on September 17, 2019 and single 2019 Higg FEM is available beginning on Oct 19, 2019.
The single FSLM or single vFSLM is available to purchase from Nov 4 2019.
The single vFEM 2019 and FEM 2019 bundle (FEM 2019 + vFEM 2019) will be available from Jan 2020.
FEM 2018 or vFEM 2018 or FEM 2018 bundle hasn't been available to purchase from Nov 4 2019.
How can I purchase the modules during early purchasing?
Module purchasing will happen within your account in Higg.org platform.
For a new user, you must register your account in Higg.org platform first and then you will see the module purchasing option and payment channel once you log into your account. Please read the guidance of Higg.org Account Registration.
For an existing user, once you log into your current account, you will see the module option and payment channel on the home page.
For more information on pre-purchasing, please read our guidance here
What forms of payment are accepted?
Credit cards, wire transfer, Alipay and Wechat Pay are all accepted for the pre-purchasing period.
I paid for my 2019 Higg facility modules, when shall I access them?
The purchased modules will be accessible in your account with the beginning of the 2019 cycle, which starts November, 2019. The pre-purchased modules will automatically appear in your account and you will receive an email notification when the regular 2019 cycle launches.
Can I still purchase the 2018 FEM or 2018 vFEM?
Yes, FEM 2018 is available through October 31, 2019 and vFEM 2018 is available through Dec 31, 2019. You can purchase it in the FEM section of your Higg.org account.
Can I purchase the FSLM on its own?
Yes. The FSLM can be purchased at any time throughout the year for new FSLM users or users who have completed the FSLM.
Are verified modules available for pre-purchasing period?
No, only the 2019 self-assessed FEM and 2019 self-assessment FEM + FSLM bundle is available for pre-purchasing. The verified modules will be available for purchasing from Nov 2019.
What is the price for the modules in 2019 cycle?
The single module (FEM 2019, vFEM 2019, FSLM and vFSLM) will be sold for $165/module. The bundle (FEM 2019 +vFEM 2019 or FSLM + vFSLM or FEM 2019 + FSLM) will be sold for $ 330/bundle. Promotional pricing begins from Sep 17 and run through the end of Dec 2019.
The single FEM 2019 or FSLM or the bundle of FEM 2019 (FEM 2019 + vFEM 2019) or FSLM (FSLM + vFSLM) will be available to purchase from Nov 2019.
If I am a new user of the Higg portal, which module I should buy?
During pre-purchasing period, you can only purchase the 2019 FEM (Facility Environmental Module) and the FSLM (Facility Social and Labor Module) bundle. From Nov 2019, you will be able to purchase single FEM 2019 or FSLM and FEM or FSLM bundle.
Can I get the invoice after paying for the modules during the pre-purchasing?
Yes, you can receive the paid invoice from us after paying for the modules during the early purchasing period no matter which payment method you will choose.
If I have completed the FEM 2018, should I purchase the FEM 2019?
Yes! FEM reports facility’s annual environment performance. To track and compare performance and show improvement progress over time, it is important to continue to complete the modules every year.
Can I purchase for multiple facilities during pre-purchasing?
No, you can only purchase for your own facility in your facility account in Higg.org platform. We will offer bulk purchasing for multiple facilities on our platform from Nov 4, 2019.