Stockholm, 23 May, 2022 – The Planet First program initiated by the H&M Foundation and world-renowned The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) has recently resulted in an innovation that could potentially be a game-changer when it comes to fighting global CO2 emissions. The Carbon Looper project – clothing that captures CO2 from the air and then releases it as nutrition for plants – is now being tested by the restaurant staff at Fotografiska Stockholm.
Together with Social Alpha and JSW Foundation we’re looking for solutions in waste management, that can move the needle towards a circular economy in India, while enabling social inclusion for informal waste pickers of Bengaluru.
Are you a planet hero? What would happen if all CO2 emissions completely stopped, or what share of all agricultural land worldwide is used for feeding animals? Test your knowledge in this short quiz, you will most likely be surprised and learn something new!
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.
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.
Investors have a huge opportunity to generate impressive investment returns while making a significant difference to the planet. Planet Tracker’s new report explains the financial gains that can be made by investing in processes that lower the environmental footprint of wet processing.
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.