From nearly 1,000 applications, 20 breakthrough innovations and ideas have been selected as finalists. What happens next is up to our independent panel of cross-sectoral specialists.

The winners will be announced on 8 June at 8 AM CET.

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Innovation today, reality tomorrow

Impossible materials, ground-breaking recycling techniques and disruptive supply chain solutions. The Global Change Award is a part of transforming fashion and turning the entire industry planet positive.

About The Glpbal Change Award

The Global Change Award was initiated in 2015 by non-profit H&M Foundation. By catalysing early-stage innovations that can accelerate the transformation of the fashion and textile industry, the aim is to protect the planet and our living conditions. We want to turn the industry into a planet positive one and for 2023 we are looking for ideas within three categories:

1. Regenerate – solutions towards positive effects
2. Repurpose – solutions towards circularity
3. Reimagine – solutions we have not even thought about yet

Five winning teams share a grant of 1 million euros and get access to a one-year-long GCA Impact Accelerator provided by the H&M Foundation, in collaboration with Accenture, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and The Mills Fabrica.

Neither H&M Foundation nor H&M Group take any equity or intellectual property rights in the innovations as the aim is to benefit the entire industry.

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