H&M Conscious Foundation: HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award

On 10 February, HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the winners of the first Global Change Award, an annual innovation challenge for circular fashion initiated by the non-profit H&M Conscious Foundation. Most votes, and a grant of €300,000, were awarded to the Finnish team behind Making waste-cotton new; conversion of waste-cotton into new textile. […]

H&M Conscious Foundation 2015 Gift Card Holiday campaign raised €4,9 million; donation will go to UNICEF to support vulnerable children in Myanmar

The Gift Card Holiday campaign 2015 is now completed and thanks to our customers, the donation amounted to a total of €4,9 million! This donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation will go to a program run by UNICEF and will benefit 480,000 marginalized and vulnerable children, aged 5-14 in Myanmar. These children will get increased […]

H&M Conscious Foundation: The five winners of the first ever Global Change Award have been selected

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The five winners of the first ever Global Change Award have been selected by the expert jury. The ideas range from creating new textile out of citrus juice by-products and an online marketplace for recycling of textile leftovers to using microbes to recycle waste polyester. Now, the global […]

H&M Conscious Foundation will donate 5% of the total amount of each gift card purchased at H&M to UNICEF

This year’s holiday campaign at H&M will have a giving theme, where customers will be able to contribute. For every purchased gift card at H&M, the H&M Conscious Foundation will donate 5% of the total gift card amount to UNICEF. The donation will provide vulnerable children in Myanmar with quality education. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN,  2015-11-6 — […]

Global Citizen Festival: H&M Conscious Foundation joined forces with world leaders, artists and activists to support the new Global Goals

During the festivities around the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday the H&M Conscious Foundation joined forces with world leaders, artists and activists to support the new Global Goals. The Foundation committed to giving 45,000 of the poorest people in India access to clean water and toilets, through a partnership with Practical Action. […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates USD 500,000 to relief refugee crisis in Europe

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to donate USD 500,000 to support the organization UNHCR in their emergency relief work, offering refugees food, medical care and shelter as well as migration services. So far, this year, more than 300,000 refugees have fled across the Mediterranean from war, violence, […]

H&M Conscious Foundation announced €1 million grant for early stage innovation in the fashion industry

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — On August 25, the H&M Conscious Foundation launches the first ever Global Change Award − one of the world’s biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry. By catalysing green, truly ground-breaking ideas the aim of the challenge is to protect […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of Nepal earthquake

H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to donate 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal. STOCKHOLM, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of people have lost their lives in the recent earthquake in Nepal. It has caused extensive damage and collapsed […]

H&M Conscious Foundation and Global Citizens around the world call on World Leaders to end extreme poverty by 2030

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-10-1— /EPR Retail News/ — During the festivities around the third annual Global Citizen Festival H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador Alek Wek and Global Manager Helena Thybell entered the stage to make a commitment, and to state an example of organizations taking action against extreme poverty. The Foundation committed to giving 250,000 children in the […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates $100,000 to support Save the Children in helping flood victims in South Asia

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-9-23— /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Conscious Foundation has donated 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of the devastating flooding in South Asia. The funding will be directed towards emergency relief kits, solar lamps, hygiene kits etc. Food packages and safe drinking water will […]