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1 Apr, 2020
Five innovations that will transform the fashion industry awarded €1 million by H&M Foundation From lab-grown cotton and creating fabrics from protein DNA, to tracking sustainable fibres by using blockchain technology, wastewater separation a...
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30 Mar, 2020
H&M Foundation donates hotel rooms to health care personnel Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and a cancelled Global Change Award ceremony, the H&M Foundation was left with hotel rooms in Stockholm, Sweden tha...
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30 Mar, 2020
H&M Foundation supports GodHjälp in SwedenIn these times many vulnerable people are isolated without the possibility to go out to buy groceries and medicines. H&M Foundation has made a dona...
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16 Mar, 2020
H&M Foundation donates USD 500,000 to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response FundH&M Foundation is making an immediate donation to a new fund to support WHO’s work to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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25 Feb, 2020
H&M Foundation donates 100,000 USD to the Philippine Red CrossH&M Foundation is giving emergency relief to help people in the Philippines who’s been affected by several natural disasters lately.
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30 Jan, 2020
Annual Report 2019In 2019, the H&M Foundation invested 15 million USD in initiatives for education, water, equality and planet and we reached 1.7 people in our work ...
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23 Jan, 2020
H&M Foundation launches startup to help close the financial gender gapThis week the world’s top 100 investors have received an investment opportunity from Unfounded Ltd with the potential to unlock USD330 billion in...
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10 Jan, 2020
EMPOWERING FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS TOGETHER WITH CAREStriving towards equal societies and breaking cycles of exclusion fuels sustainable economies and benefits societies and humanity at large. Togethe...
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14 Nov, 2019
Emergency relief given to Syrian refugeesThe Syrian civil war has created the biggest humanitarian and refugee crisis of our time, a continuing cause of suffering for millions. H&M Foundat...
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11 Oct, 2019
Girls get equalToday is the International Day of the Girl. So, let’s talk about the importance of education of girls. We can celebrate that more girls are getti...
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25 Sep, 2019
Advocating clean water through artTogether with internationally acclaimed artist Aïda Muluneh, WaterAid and the H&M Foundation put the spotlight on women and the impact dirty water...
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28 Aug, 2019
Global Change Award 2020 openWith 1 million euro up for grabs the world’s largest challenge to make fashion sustainable opens today, August 28.
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19 Aug, 2019
Emergency relief given to BangladeshMonsoon rains throughout Bangladesh has caused extreme flooding and landslides with water levels exceeding those expected during the annual monsoon...
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16 Apr, 2019
Income and savings hugely increased in transformative project with CAREFocusing on women living in the slums of Addis Ababa, our recently ended project with CARE in Ethiopia aimed to show that women could significantly...
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14 Apr, 2019
H&M Foundation Invites Consumers to Back the Green Fashion Movement
Five new fashion-disruptors have been awarded in Global Change Award 2019. Now we invite you to join the movement to protect the planet by supporti...
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4 Apr, 2019
Global Change Award WinnersLab made vegan leather, fibers made of nettles, a digital system to make products recyclable from scratch, children’s clothes that expand and a b...
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9 Mar, 2019
H&M Foundation celebrates women and promotes equal opportunitiesOn International Women’s Day on March 8, H&M Foundation was honored to be part of a global movement for gender equality together with UN Foundati...
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24 Jan, 2019
Annual Report 2018In 2018, the H&M Foundation invested 18 million USD in initiatives for education, water, equality and planet to improve living conditions globally,...
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