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H&M Foundation invites you to split 1 million euro between five innovations reinventing the fashion industry and protecting the planet


Cast your vote on any of the five winning innovations: Crop-A-Porter: Making sustainable bio-textiles by using left-overs from food crop harvests. Algae Apparel: Turning algae into bio-fiber and eco-friendly dye that is also good for the skin. Smart Stitch: A dissolvable thread that makes repairing and recycling a breeze. The Regenerator: Recirculating fashion into new textile fiber by separating cotton and polyester blends. Fungi Fashion: Custom-made clothes made from decomposable mushroom roots. The Global Change Award is desig... Read More »

A four year global collaboration to develop industrial solutions and new technologies for textile recycling


Today it is possible to mechanically recycle single fibre fabrics such as denim jeans and wool sweaters. However garments are very often made from a blend of different fibres to improve fit, style, comfort and longevity.  Used apparel of blended or unknown materials are either discarded in landfills, or downcycled into insulation, carpeting, and other low value applications. H&M Foundation is working with HKRITA to develop a series of research projects with a contribution of Euro 5.8 million. HKRITA will conduct the research and work to ... Read More »

Noori Tales – a new photo exhibition by H&M Foundation and WaterAid


Award-winning photographer Malin Fezehai travelled with WaterAid to the Thatta region in southeastern Pakistan to document the effects of climate change and water scarcity on the lives of schoolchildren living in the Indus River Delta. Pakistan is highly vulnerable to climate change due to its geography, high dependence on agriculture and limited water resources. Flooding, salinisation of groundwater and high temperatures are all on the increase, with potentially devastating consequences. With the 31 images in this exhibition, Malin takes us... Read More »

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