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If we want change at scale, doing good is not enough. We believe communication plays an important role to change narratives and mindsets of what’s possible. Browse among our news, inspirational stories and key learnings below to learn more about our work.

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No one can achieve systems change alone: The case for the Collective Impact method

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.
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Shift the narrative to transform the system

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.
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reProLeather regenerating bio-based leather from leather waste

Traditional recycled leather is produced by combining shredded scraps and residual fibers of real leather with synthetic, non-biodegradable binders like PU and PVC. In contrast, the reProLeather project has pioneered a new approach. The technology developed by The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) with the support of H&M Foundation, employs bio-based binders and eco-friendly chemicals.
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Learnings from global programme taken to next level

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.