Looking to learn more about Open Supply Hub and how it works? Check out our resources below.
Webinar Recording: Advancing Supply Chain Transparency: A Case Study
This webinar explored some of the key organizations, elements and initiatives that resulted in an unprecedented level of transparency in the apparel sector.
MSI Case Study: Fair Factories Clearinghouse
The OS ID provides the vital common point of reference that allows us to combine multiple IDs across multiple MSIs in the same record to achieve interoperability.
Webinar Recording: Introducing Open Supply Hub
Watch a demo of Open Supply Hub, along with tips for searching, uploading and making the most of data in OS Hub.
A Free, Universal ID and Matching Algorithm
All data uploaded to Open Supply Hub is cleaned and deduplicated by a matching algorithm, and then assigned an industry-standard ID.
Civil Society Case Study: The Refugee Support Association (MUDEM)
As a grievance mechanism for textile and apparel workers in Türkiye, OS Hub has been a crucial tool for us to identify workplaces and verify their connections with brands.
Civil Society Case Study: Worker Rights Consortium
Worker Rights Consortium: Identifying critical connections between brands and factories
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.
VIDEO: Exploring Open Supply Hub: Overlapping Datasets
Find out if two brands share the same suppliers, a certification scheme certifies facilities in another organization’s supply chain, or, if civil society programs are being run at the same facility.
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.