Embracing a holistic approach came with new challenges and learnings that now informs us as we are getting ready for the next phase of Saamuhika Shakti, launched in 2019 to catalyse inclusive circularity in India.
The Collective Impact method can help drive the systems change needed to address the underlying root causes of complex problems and tackle the drivers of poverty and inequality. We explore how two CI initiatives are delivering change for waste pickers in India and readymade garment workers in Bangladesh through deep collaboration.
November 22, 2023 saw like minds and curious souls come together at an event hosted at Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, in an exploration around the importance of hopeful narratives and the impact it can have on transformation and perception change.
H&M Foundation spoke to Mark Cabaj, president of the consulting company From Here to There, about why many organizations still struggle to measure systems change and why organizations should go beyond just tracking outputs if they want to contribute to lasting change.
In a world that seems increasingly polarized, full of tensions, we create a sense of comfort by constantly seeking confirmation of our preconceived notions of reality. In this way, we build echo chambers in groups or inflate filter bubbles around us. Things that seem true and universal are often just our unique perception of the world. But by becoming aware of our limited perspectives and biases, there is a huge potential for change. Join us for an hour of inspiration and learn about the power of perception at Open Perspectives.
As impatient change makers, we are curious to explore new ways of using innovation as a driver for change. Learn from Anna Gedda, Global Manager at H&M Foundation, how we are working with GCA right now – to make an even bigger impact.
During 2017-2022, H&M Foundation and its partner WaterAid reached over 400,000 people with water, sanitation and hygiene as part of our Global Programme for water. The SusWASH programme was a great success, also for WaterAid who’s captured its learnings in a global learning report (2022) and policy and practice brief (2022), which are being used in a number of ways in their work going forward.
In an emerald ocean of smoke and lasers, we showed brands, stakeholders, and decision-makers what a radically transformed textile industry can look like in 2063. Dive in.
Winning is just the beginning. Now, the journey to push each GCA winner out of the lab and into the hands of consumers, brands and suppliers starts. This is how to scale at speed, according to the experts.
As the textile industry modernizes, a new perspective comes into play regarding workers’ rights and social inclusion. With tech and robotics entering the industry, an additional setup of skills and support is needed – and there’s an urgent opportunity to equip women for the upcoming digital transformation.