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13 Nov, 2018
Investment needed to support refugee children

Four million refugee children do not attend school, a new H&M Foundation funded report from UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has found. This is an increas...
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11 Oct, 2018
DO YOU SPEAK BABY TALK?UNICEF and H&M Foundation urge fathers to speak baby talk to boost their babies brains. The initiative encourages dads to interact more with their ...
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3 Oct, 2018
Donation to earth quake and tsunami victims in IndonesiaOn 28 September 2018, a major earthquake with a 7.4 magnitude, struck Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, generating a tsunami that hit coastal areas. As a...
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3 Sep, 2018
RECYCLING FACILITIES TAKES FASHION INDUSTRY ONE STEP CLOSER TO CIRCULARITYToday, the H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) open two first of its kind textile recycling facili...
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31 Aug, 2018
H&M Foundation make donation to flood victims in IndiaThe southern Indian state of Kerala is reeling under one of the worst natural disasters in nearly a century. Heavy monsoon rains have left the stat...
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29 Aug, 2018
1 million euro and coaching program on the table for ideas reinventing fashionToday, the non-profit H&M Foundation opens the fourth round of its annual innovation challenge Global Change Award at globalchangeaward.com. With o...
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8 Jun, 2018
H&M Foundation joins first ever TEDx Event in a Refugee CampThe world’s first TEDx event in a refugee camp will take place at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in the Kenyan northern county of Turkana on 9 June from...
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9 May, 2018
New report on innovative material proves the potential of a sustainable fashion futureThe circular economy of the future starts with the material innovators of today. With support from H&M Foundation, Fashion Positive has just releas...
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2 May, 2018
Additional support is given to the refugee crisis in Bangladesh and MyanmarThe situation in Myanmar and Bangladesh is a humanitarian disaster of historic proportion. In response to the urgent situation, the H&M Foundation ...
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16 Apr, 2018
Mobile phone app provides safety to migrant childrenIn 2015 alone, more than 10,000 unaccompanied children went missing on the move through Europe and thousands more have continued to go missing sinc...
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4 Apr, 2018
War Child and H&M Foundation launch ‘Peace Circus’ in Colombia Colombia’s internal conflict has raged for more than 50 years - leaving a generation of youth who have known nothing but war and violence. War Ch...
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21 Mar, 2018
Five ground breaking innovations that help create a waste-free fashion industry awardedFive innovations that can help speed up the shift to a circular fashion industry and protect the planet were awarded the third Global Change Award,...
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12 Mar, 2018
Global Change Award 2018 online vote open!Cast your vote on any of the five winning innovations for Global Change Award 2018.
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29 Jan, 2018
Annual Report 2017In 2017, the H&M Foundation reached 3 million people through our work in Education, Water and Equality. We’ve also contributed to safeguarding th...
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29 Jan, 2018
Victims of tropical storm receive emergency reliefOn December 22, the tropical storm Tembin went in over the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, home to some 20 million people. In response to th...
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21 Dec, 2017
Fashion Positive Launches Innovators Hub to Accelerate Circular Materials DevelopmentWith support from the H&M Foundation the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute’s Fashion Positive Initiative has launched the Innovators...
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28 Nov, 2017
H&M Foundation and UNICEF supports children with disabilitiesH&M Foundation and UNICEF have launched a new partnership to support young children, in particular those with disabilities. The initiative is worth...
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2 Oct, 2017
The H&M Foundation supports Red Cross relief work in Bangladesh and MyanmarMore than 480,000 people have fled Rakhine State in Myanmar in the last weeks, arriving in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh in desperate conditions. The h...
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28 Sep, 2017
H&M Foundation supports Missing Children Europe to combat child disappearances In 2016, over 60,000 children came to Europe without their parents or caretakers and in 2015, at least 10,000 unaccompanied migrant children disapp...
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13 Sep, 2017
Launch of third Global Change AwardThe annual Global Change Award is a revolutionary competition with the aim of protecting our planet and living conditions by accelerating the shift...
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