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13 Sep, 2017
Global Change AwardThe annual Global Change Award is a revolutionary competition with the aim of protecting our planet and living conditions by accelerating the shift...
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12 Sep, 2017
H&M Foundation donates $200,000 to the South Asia floods In addition to the human tragedy that follows in the wake of South Asia’s worst flooding in years, Save the Children warns that children´s educa...
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11 Sep, 2017
Technological breakthrough: Successful method found for recycling blend textiles into new fibresThe four-year innovative partnership between the non-profit H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) fi...
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8 Jun, 2017
H&M Foundation reveals ”Foundation 500” – an all-female list of 500 business leaders
500 outstanding business leaders growing their companies in the harshest of startup environments. No, we're not talking about Silicon Valley. With ...
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23 May, 2017
H&M Foundation pledges over $20 million to education, clean water and women's empowermentWith a donation of $20.5 million and three new Global Programs the non-profit H&M Foundation makes a new strong commitment to long-lasting improvem...
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12 May, 2017
Flood victims in Peru receive support from H&M FoundationDue to heavy rainfall, Peru is suffering the worst floods in almost 30 years. The H&M Foundation has donated $100,000 to The Red Cross to support p...
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18 Apr, 2017
H&M Foundation donates $100,000 to the drought crisis in EthiopiaFollowing the worst drought in decades, a major food security emergency is ongoing in southern Ethiopia. The H&M Foundation now makes their third d...
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4 Apr, 2017
Five innovators awarded for ideas that help create a waste-free fashion industryThe public have cast their votes. On April 5, at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall, the five winners of H&M Foundation's annual innovation challeng...
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3 Apr, 2017
Impact Report 2013-2016The H&M Foundation's first Impact Report covers all the work we have achieved together with our partners during 2013 - 2016.
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27 Mar, 2017
Global Change Award online vote openTo speed up the shift to a circular waste-free fashion industry, H&M Foundation initiated the yearly innovation challenge Global Change Award in 20...
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24 Jan, 2017
H&M Foundation donates $3.3 million for education for refugee childrenA global campaign by non-profit H&M Foundation has generated $3.3 million to support UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its work to provide education...
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3 Nov, 2016
Education for refugee children focus of new H&M Foundation campaignRefugee children will benefit from school supplies under a global campaign launched today by non-profit H&M Foundation in support of UNHCR, the UN ...
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24 Oct, 2016
UNI_FORM – THE FIRST DIGITAL JACKET THAT EVOLVES WITH A CHILD’S BRAINUNICEF and the H&M Foundation today launched the UNI_FORM campaign, to highlight the importance of early childhood development. A digital and inter...
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6 Sep, 2016
A four year global collaboration to develop industrial solutions and new technologies for textile recycling The non-profit H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) have entered into a four year partnership to de...
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1 Sep, 2016
€1 million grant to five innovations that can reinvent the fashion industryClothing made of citrus by-products, microbes that digest waste polyester, and an online marketplace for textile leftovers are some of the five dis...
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15 Aug, 2016
NOORI TALES: STORIES FROM THE INDUS DELTANoori Tales: Stories from the Indus Delta is a new exhibition of works by award-winning Swedish-Eritrean photographer Malin Fezehai. The exhibition...
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23 Mar, 2016
The foundation changes its nameAs of March 2016 the H&M Conscious Foundation changes its name to H&M Foundation in order to simplify communications.
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11 Feb, 2016
You divided the €1,000,000 grant. HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winnersOn 10 February, HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award. Most votes, and a grant of €300,000, ...
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11 Feb, 2016
Presenting the winners of the Global Change AwardOn 10 February, HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award, an annual innovation challenge for circ...
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3 Feb, 2016
Results from the Holiday Gift Card CampaignThe Gift Card Holiday campaign 2015 is now completed and thanks to our customers, the donation amounted to a total of €4,9 million! This donation...
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