H&M group and WWF announce new initiative to help Turkey tackle its water challenges

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — During a high-level session at World Water Week in Stockholm, H&M group and WWF today (29 AUG, 2017) announced a new initiative to help Turkey tackle its water challenges, particularly pollution, and ensure sustainable, clean water supplies for businesses, people and nature. Building on the success of previous […]

H&M supports The Circular Fibers Initiative

At the Copenhagen Fashion Summit the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched a new initiative, bringing the industry together with the aim of a new system for textiles which is based on the principles of a circular economy instead of the traditional linear one. H&M is one of the supporters in the initiative. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-16 — […]

The H&M group outlines new goals and commitments in its Sustainability Report 2016

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group Sustainability Report 2016 is published today (4 APR, 2017), outlining several new goals including a commitment to use 100% recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030 and to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is the […]

H&M included in Fortune’s On the Cusp list

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — As one out of seven companies, H&M is included in Fortune’s On the Cusp list. H&M’s vision of becoming 100% circular is honored by Fortune which also notes that H&M has already reduced its environmental footprint. Fortune writes; “…H&M, which has already reduced its environmental footprint, has the […]

H&M reports steady increase of sustainably sourced materials and great progress in renewable electricity use

The H&M Conscious Actions Sustainability Report 2015 is published today. The report shows a steady increase of sustainably sourced materials and great progress when it comes to the use of renewable electricity. Yet another highlight is the signing of the Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL Global Union and IF Metall. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Apr-14 — /EPR […]

H&M recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the sixth year

The World’s Most Ethical Companies program honors companies that excel in three areas – promoting ethical business standards and practices internally, enabling managers and employees to make good choices, and shaping future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices. H&M has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies […]

H&M supports COP21 and will be in Paris with expertise from its sustainability department

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Climate change is one of the major challenges of our time. As a leading fashion retailer H&M wants to be a positive player in climate change, ensuring climate is kept on safe levels around the world for communities and environment. This demands important investments and collaborations. H&M […]

H&M Head of Sustainability Gedda: Partnership with Ellen MacArthur Foundation great opportunity to strengthen our work towards a more circular business model

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-11-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M has become the Ellen MacArthur Foundation latest Global Partner accelerating the transition to the circular economy. The announcement was made by Dame Ellen MacArthur, speaking at the BSR 2015 conference in San Francisco. “We see the partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a great opportunity […]

H&M included to Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for the first time

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M has been included to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index for the first time and the World Index for the fourth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability indices list the most sustainable companies based on an extensive annual assessment conducted by independent asset managers from […]

H&M Sustainability Report 2013 achieved 5th place for the best global report in the ‘Best Report’ category at the CRRA’15

STOCKHOLM, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M Sustainability Report 2013 gained significant distinction at the annual Corporate Responsibility Reporting Awards (CRRA’15). These awards recognise the very best in corporate responsibility reporting across nine categories, and are the only independent, global annual awards in this field. The H&M Sustainability Report 2013 achieved the 5th […]

Worn Again joins forces with H&M and Kering to bring a revolutionary innovation in clothing production and recycling

London, Paris, Stockholm, 2015-4-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — After years of searching for a solution to the worldwide problem of textile waste, pioneering start-up Worn Again joins forces with fashion retailer H&M, and luxury, sport & lifestyle Group, Kering, to bring to market a revolutionary innovation in clothing production and recycling. In 2014, the global […]