Open Apparel Registry
Open Apparel Registry
An open map of apparel factories, worldwide.

The open map of global apparel facilities

The Open Apparel Registry is launching on 28th March. Make sure you’re signed up to our mailing list so you know when it goes live!


What is the OAR?

The Open Apparel Registry (OAR) is a tool to identify every apparel facility worldwide.


Creates one common and standardized resource of facility names and addresses


Eliminates issues with matching across multiple, inconsistent databases


Facilitates in-factory collaboration between organizations


How does the OAR work?

The OAR is designed to be an open, crowdsourced database of apparel facilities around the world. It does this by normalizing information - i.e. facility names and locations - across data sources.

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How the OAR normalizes facility identities across data sources

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