H&M Conscious Foundation

€1,000,000 to be Allocated Between Global Change Award Winners in Public Online Vote

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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 public is asked to allocate the €1 million grant between the winners in an online vote starting today at globalchangeaward.com.

H&M Conscious Foundation Gives €1 Million Grant to Pioneering Ideas Closing the Loop for Fashion

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August 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - 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 the earth’s natural resources by closing the loop for fashion.

Unicoin - The First Currency Dedicated to Good Launched Today

Today, the H&M Conscious Foundation in support of UNICEF presents a new currency to the world - the Unicoin. The initiative aims to enable children to support the right for other children around the world to access learning opportunities from an early age
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June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Scientific evidence on brain development shows that the early years of a child’s life - from birth to age 8 years of age - are critical to its ability to learn. Recent advances in neuroscience have improved our understanding of how the brain develops in the first years of life, and a growing body of research has made it increasingly clear that programs that intervene early, especially for the most disadvantaged children, lead to better outcomes for children, their parents and society at large.

H&M Conscious Foundation Makes a Second Donation to the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund

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The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the H&M Conscious Foundation bases the decision for donation on humanitarian grounds. The donation of USD 100,000 will go exclusively to further support the victims and their families through the fund managed by the UN body the International Labor Organization.

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The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the H&M Conscious Foundation bases the decision for donation on humanitarian grounds. The donation of USD 100,000 will go exclusively to further support the victims and their families through the fund managed by the UN body the International Labor Organization.

H&M Conscious Foundation & Global Citizen Festival

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October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador Alek Wek joins Prime Ministers, Presidents and World Leaders to end extreme poverty by 2030.

H&M was the exclusive retail sponsor of the 2014 Global Citizen Festival, held on Sunday, September 27 on the Great Lawn in Central Park .

H&M Conscious Foundation and WaterAid make splash at Global Citizen Festival

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NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador and Global Citizen Festival co-host, Alek Wek, announced today a new partnership between the H&M Conscious Foundation and WaterAid to bring safe water and toilets to a quarter million students in some of the world's poorest countries by 2017. 

Why Safe Water and Sanitation is a Key for Sustainable Development

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H&M Conscious Foundation Manager Helena Thybell, Supermodel Alek Wek and Allison Tummon Kamphuis, P&G share a common goal. They all want to improve access to safe water and sanitation (WASH). This Thursday you can join their conversation on why access to these basic human rights is so important.

The American Chamber of Commerce Foundation and WASH Advocates host the conversation on:

Three global focus areas chosen for the H&M Conscious Foundation

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October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the past week H&M’s customers and employees have been given the chance to decide which three development issues the H&M Conscious Foundation should support over the coming years. The result of the voting process is now ready.

H&M Conscious Foundation: Make a Difference on UN Day

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With the UN Millennium Development goals as a starting point, the H&M Conscious Foundation will support three global development issues in the coming years. Now you have the power to influence, which issues the foundation should support. So take the chance and vote to make a difference on UN day.

H&M Employees and Customers Invited to Prioritise Support from H&M Conscious Foundation

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October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In the coming years, the H&M Conscious Foundation will address three global issues with the help of half a billion SEK, donated from the Stefan Persson family. Now, the foundation is giving H&M employees and customers the power to decide which three issues to be supported. Starting tomorrow, October 22, everyone can place their vote at makeadifference.hm.com.

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