It has been almost two months since we we made a donation to the Red Cross/Red Cresent in response to the unprecedented monsoon floods in Pakistan, which affected 33 million people.
Leather recycling, AI sorting and the roll-out of Green Machine. On December 7, our strategy lead Christiane Dolva will share insights and reflections on the 30+ research programmes funded by H&M Foundation at the Planet Positive Perspectives Research Insights webinar. Everything in only 30 minutes!
TextileGenesis traceability platform is increasing by 500,000 per cent, SeaChange Technologies’ disruptive wastewater solution is heading into commercial trials, and Reverse Resources are tracing 1,000 tons of textile waste per month.
STOCKHOLM; 20 October, 2022 – The world’s largest innovation challenge to transform the fashion and textile industry is now open for applications. The Global Change Award – called the ‘Nobel Prize of Fashion’ – is part of transforming fashion and turning the entire industry planet positive. Now, we are calling innovators and entrepreneurs to apply for the GCA 2023. Five winners share a grant of 1 million euro, provided by the H&M Foundation, and get access to our one-year long GCA Impact Accelerator.
Two reports, based on thorough scenario planning, clearly show that the RMG the sector in Bangladesh is headed towards an uncertain future, which is going to negatively affect women garment workers. The results serve as a baseline for H&M Foundation’s latest long-term initiative aiming to futureproof the female workforce for an increasingly automated and digital future.
In February 2022, we released an emergency relief donation towards Save The Children and UNHCR for their efforts in Ukraine. This is what has happened since.
Professor Johan Rockström and H&M Foundation Strategy Lead Christiane Dolva on the meaning of a planet positive future and the means required to achieve it.
Pakistan is experiencing abnormal monsoon rainfall nearly three times higher than the past 30-year average, resulting in uncontrollable urban and flash floods, and landslides across the country. In response to this, H&M Foundation is donating USD 250,000 to the Red Cross/Red Cresent to support the people affected.
Every year, informal waste pickers prevent more than 38 million kilos of waste from ending up in landfills. The Happy Number song is a collaboration between BBC Media Action and Indian musician Vasu Dixit, aiming to change mindsets around waste pickers, highlighting their importance in a circular economy.
Meet the five winners of Techtonic – Innovations in Circular Economy. These innovators can move the needle within waste management, towards a circular economy in India, while enabling social inclusion for informal waste pickers.