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L’Oréal, Coca-Cola Lead 100 Brands In Support of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility Packaging’ Initiative

4 Mins Read For the first time, 100+ businesses in the packaging value chain, along with more than 50 other organizations have come together to publicly recognize that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is significantly important. Without that, packaging collection and recycling can not be effectively scaled leading to tonnes of packaging polluting the environment. The statement is published […]

H&M Unveils Virtual ‘Billion Dollar Collection’ Of Sustainable Fashion Solutions

3 Mins Read H&M Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Swedish fashion giant H&M, has launched a new virtual fashion collection featuring ten startups and their sustainable fashion designs. The Billion Dollar Collection also shows the estimated price tag that the selected Global Change Award winners believe they’ll need to scale up and “truly change the fashion industry […]

Fast Fashion Giants Back Bangladesh Recycling Scheme In Industry Push To Go Circular

3 Mins Read Big fashion labels are hopping on the sustainable bandwagon, backing a new recycling scheme in Bangladesh garment factories. The program will see brands like H&M, Bershka, Marks & Spencer, Bestseller and others forge commercial partnerships with textile and garment manufacturers and recyclers to reintroduce post-production fashion waste back into their products, as well as find […]

H&M: 7-Times Oversubscribed Sustainability-Linked Bond Draws US$4.6 Billion In Orders

3 Mins Read H&M Group’s newly issued €500 million (US$606 million) sustainability-linked bond (SLB) garnered huge interest on the market. The bond was 7.6-times oversubscribed, attract ingmore than US$4.6 billion orders in a strong sign of the greener investment sentiment taking over the financial industry.  H&M has issued a €500 million (US$606 million) SLB with a maturity of […]

Kering, Stella McCartney Partner With Apparel Impact Institute To Make Italian Fashion More Sustainable

4 Mins Read The Apparel Impact Institute recently announced a project, informally called ‘The Italy Project’ in partnership with Stella McCartney, Burberry, and French luxury fashion group Kering with the aim of improving the environmental footprint of Italy’s luxury fashion supply chain. In 2019, the Global Fashion Agenda predicted that before 2039, the global apparel industry will grow […]

10 Ways H&M Is Trying To Be Better For The Planet

5 Mins Read Love or hate them, big brands and corporations are not about to disappear. Since we’re facing a major climate crisis, we need big companies to be better. And H&M, basically the face of fast fashion and a huge part of the problem, is working on that. Here are 10 ways the behemoth is trying to […]

H&M Launches ‘Looop’ Garment-To-Garment Recycling System In Stockholm

3 Mins Read Fast fashion giant H&M has just debuted a new garment-to-garment recycling system called “Looop”, which enables the transformation of unwanted clothing into new textiles. It’s the latest move in a series of circularity-focused measures the company has made in recent months as it faces greater pressure from consumers over its environmental responsibility.  Launched on Monday […]

H&M Suspends Staff Over Use Of Racial Slur To Describe Product

3 Mins Read Fashion giant H&M has suspended a number of employees after they used a racial slur in relation to a product to be sold under its & Other Stories brand. The slur, the N-word, was used to describe a hat that will be a part of the coming autumn collection of accessories. It comes as companies […]

Unilever, H&M Among 150 Companies Worth US$2 Trillion Urging Net-Zero Pandemic Recovery

4 Mins Read In the biggest ever CEO-led climate advocacy effort backed by the United Nations, 155 multinational companies with a combined market capitalisation of over US$2.4 trillion have signed a joint statement urging world governments to align their recovery efforts with climate science. The companies are calling for policies that will build countries’ resilience against future shocks […]

COS Launches First Sustainable Activewear Collection With Recycled Fabrics & Organic Cotton

2 Mins Read COS, the high-end fashion brand under H&M Group, has just launched its first-ever line of activewear made from sustainable materials. Called COS Active, the new 15-piece collection will feature everything from leggings to outerwear, which will contain recycled fabrics and organic cotton. It comes as more brands in the fashion industry are ramping up sustainability […]

Fast Fashion Goes Circular: H&M Debuts First Rental & Repair Concept

3 Mins Read Swedish fast fashion behemoth H&M is the latest player to show its commitment to a more circular version of the fashion industry with their new rental, repair and recycling concept in their H&M Sergels Torg store located in Stockholm. A major step up from their previous green campaigns, this H&M circular fashion initiative reflects the […]