H&M: CSR & Sustainability News

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. H&M exists in 43 countries and as of 2011 employed around 94,000 people.

Why H&M Should Invest in Healthy Ecosystems

Landscape restoration projects are the next big thing corporate sustainability programs should invest in. A group of panelists at the recent Change Makers…

H&M’s Bold New Journey to ‘Climate Positive’

Today, the apparel company released its 2016 sustainability report outlining several new goals including a pledge to become climate positive throughout its entire…

3p Weekend: These Consumer Engagement Campaigns Prove Companies Still Care

With the atmosphere in Washington shifting decidedly away from sustainability, it's easy to assume most American companies will follow suit. these consumer engagement…

The World’s Leading Companies on Human Rights

A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot…

H&M to Boost Digital Payments For Supply Chain Workers

H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out…

3p Weekend: 7 Companies Making the Circular Economy a Reality

A true circular economy is still a long way off. But forward-thinking companies are inching closer to making it a reality. Read on…

H&M Embarrassed After 14-Year-Olds Found Working in Burma Garment Factories

H&M faces accusations that teens as young as 14 are working in its contracted factories, some of whom were forced to work overtime…

Greenpeace Calls Out Leading Fashion Brands in ‘Detox Catwalk’

In what Greenpeace calls its third annual “Detox Catwalk,” the environmental organization lauds the companies making a change, while rattling the cages of…

Why Social Media and Sustainability Should Go Hand in Hand

Over the last decade, we have seen social media and sustainability play an increasingly important role in the way that businesses conduct and…

3p Weekend: These 10 Retailers Will Reward You For Recycling

Despite the environmental benefits, recycling items that aren't recoverable curbside can often seem like a lot of trouble. But retailers feel your pain.…

H&M CEO Answers All The Tough Questions in Sustainability Report

H&M's latest sustainability report features an interview with CEO Karl-Johan Persson. The Swedish billionaire spoke bluntly on topics like wages and overconsumption, but…

H&M Unveils Conscious Collection, World Recycle Week Campaign

Last week, H&M hosted a preview at its gorgeous Fifth Avenue showroom to introduce the new Conscious Exclusive collection. The event was intended…

Sustainable Cotton Has a Demand Problem

Despite the many types of sustainable cotton now making up around 10 percent of global supply, there is a gap between supply and…

3p Weekend: 10 Brands Doing Sustainable Cotton Right

From organic fast-fashion to fair trade, these 10 brands are showing it's possible to do sustainable cotton right.

How Cotton Recovery is Changing the Game for Sustainable Fashion

As an international solutions provider for clothing reuse and recycling, I:CO is tackling this issue by creating a closed-loop production cycle in which…