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Media contact: Malin Björne, PR & Communications Manager, malin.bjorne@hmfoundation.com.
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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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12 Sep, 2017
H&M Foundation donates $200,000 to the South Asia floods In addition to the human tragedy that follows in the wake of South Asia’s worst flooding in years, Save the Children warns that children´s educa...
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11 Sep, 2017
Technological breakthrough: Successful method found for recycling blend textiles into new fibresThe four-year innovative partnership between the non-profit H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) fi...
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8 Jun, 2017
H&M Foundation reveals ”Foundation 500” – an all-female list of 500 business leaders
500 outstanding business leaders growing their companies in the harshest of startup environments. No, we're not talking about Silicon Valley. With ...
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23 May, 2017
H&M Foundation pledges over $20 million to education, clean water and women's empowermentWith a donation of $20.5 million and three new Global Programs the non-profit H&M Foundation makes a new strong commitment to long-lasting improvem...
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12 May, 2017
Flood victims in Peru receive support from H&M FoundationDue to heavy rainfall, Peru is suffering the worst floods in almost 30 years. The H&M Foundation has donated $100,000 to The Red Cross to support p...
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18 Apr, 2017
H&M Foundation donates $100,000 to the drought crisis in EthiopiaFollowing the worst drought in decades, a major food security emergency is ongoing in southern Ethiopia. The H&M Foundation now makes their third d...
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