A laundry solution that prolongs garments’ life, AI helping smallholder cotton farmers to increase yield and income, an invention realising the circular recycling of elastane and polyester blends, carbon-negative viscose made from CO2 emissions and regenerative agriculture making planet positive alternative to goose down – these are the five Global Change Award winners 2022, sharing a €1 million grant from the non-profit H&M Foundation.
Nature is declining at unprecedented rates. But innovations that can reverse humanity’s negative impact on it exist. We talked to biodiversity expert Dr. Lin Li and investment manager Caroline Brown about the rise of circular investments and the efforts made to put us on the right path.
Facing the increasing use of automation and digitalization within the garment industry, there is an urgent need to create a skilled female workforce to save jobs and create new job opportunities. By developing video game-based skill trainings, our partner Shimmy Technologies worked to upskill women garment workers, increasing their opportunities to become multi-machine operators and digital design workers.
We are proud to announce the six winners of “STITCH for RMG Global Innovation Challenge”! As automation and digital technology is making its way into the textile industry in Bangladesh, women’s jobs are at risk. Meet the six winners who are working to futureproof the female workforce in Bangladesh.
With the power of visual communication, non-profit H&M Foundation and prominent photography museum Fotografiska are joining forces to inspire action connected to the urgent issues addressed in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Today, an ambitious project to address textile waste in Cambodia was announced. The lead role is played by the Green Machine, the world’s first technology that can recycle blend textiles at scale, developed by The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited (HKRITA) and the H&M Foundation.
With the mission to power the fashion industry’s transition to circular commerce, EON brings brands, retailers and industry online to create new systems, incentives and business models – for an equitable, profitable and planet positive fashion future.
Tech magazine WIRED’s New Moves series in collaboration with H&M focuses on those making positive steps to shift the industry’s approach to sustainability. Listen to our Innovation Lead, Erik Bang, explain how we work disrupt the fashion industry.
A large share of the 150 billion garments that are produced each year go to waste. Reverse Resources was founded with a conviction to do something about it, thus created a platform where textile leftovers are mapped, traced and traded.
Over production is depleting the earth’s resources. An American trio decided to take action and started unspun, a techstyle brand that engineers jeans straight from the future.