Looking to learn more about Open Supply Hub and how it works? Check out our resources below.
Brand Case Study: Columbia Sportswear
We really want to embody the value of not just being transparent for transparency’s sake, but to be transparent in ways that will have an impact. Open Supply Hub is a key tool in making that happen.
Encourage your facilities to claim their profiles
Finished uploading your facility or supplier list to OS Hub? Now you can reach out to your facilities to let them know that they are listed on Open Supply Hub and can claim their profile.
How to Search Open Supply Hub
Anyone is able to search and download data from Open Supply Hub for free. With an ever-growing database, we want to be sure you know how to quickly search to access the data you need.
Before and After: Example Data for OS Hub
Here's a quick example of how some sample facility data looked before and after it was prepared for upload to OS Hub.
Civil Society Case Study: WWF
Having an open, accessible map of global apparel facilities enables us to quickly see and identify distribution issues and potential negative biodiversity or water impacts.
The Apparel Sector: A Case Study in Transparency
What can other sectors learn from the combination of forces that made supply chain disclosure the norm?
Brand Case Study: ASOS
Transparency is essential in effectively identifying and addressing risks in our supply chain - because, after all, we can't manage what we don't know.
Making the Most of Open Supply Hub
Once you've uploaded data to OS Hub, there are many ways you can make the most of this tool. Here's some inspiration!
Certification Case Study: Fair Trade USA
OS Hub has become a public, single source of truth that Fair Trade USA can use to match brands with Fair Trade Certified factories.
Civil Society Case Study: WikiRate
Our supply chain mappings are cleaner and more reliable for building on supply chain research and analysis done by other stakeholders.
Researcher Case Study: Global Labor Institute
For a new paper, Global Labor Institute needed to be able to plot apparel production against sea-level and heat projections in key regions. OS Hub provided a unique data-set for this work.
MSI Case Study: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (PST)
Open Supply Hub is the most important public platform for clear identification and attribution of production facilities in retail supply chains.
Preparing data for upload to Open Supply Hub
Access templates and follow these step-by-step instructions to prepare your data via a CSV or Excel file.
Uploading Data to Open Supply Hub
After preparing your data, follow these step-by-step instructions to upload to OS Hub.
Claim a Facility
Learn more about facility claims on OS Hub: what they are, how to claim a facility, and how claims are verified.
What is considered a duplicate on OS Hub? (And how to prevent and report them)
Facility Case Study: Hirdaramani
OS Hub plays a crucial role in standardizing the labeling of all the global facilities across the Hirdaramani group.
Brand Case Study: KMD Brands (Kathmandu, Rip Curl, Oboz)
OS Hub provides the perfect vehicle for collaboration between brands, and eliminates previous confusion relating to facility names and addresses.