Circular & Climate Positive

Climate change remains one of the greatest challenges of our time. Its consequences will affect our entire planet and everyone living on it – making it a key challenge to all industries, including fashion. For us, this also means new possibilities and raising our sustainability ambitions even more.

Reuse and recycling

At H&M Group, we believe it’s senseless that so many clothes and discarded textiles end up in landfill. Upcycling, and eventually recycling, is two of many ways to fulfil our goals towards a more sustainable fashion future.…
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Climate

The climate crisis poses a major challenge to all industries, including fashion. We take our responsibility to stay within the planetary boundaries very seriously. For many years, the H&M Group has had a dedicated team working with climate-related issues. Our ambition is…
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Our biodiversity ambitions

Biodiversity means the variety of life on Earth; and includes all the different plants, animals and microorganisms, the genetic information they contain and the ecosystems they form. Biodiversity is necessary to sustain key functions of the natural…
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Circularity

At H&M Group, we want to be climate positive by 2040. To do this, we need to become a circular business. This means moving from a linear model — where we take, make and waste — to…
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Materials

The fashion industry depends heavily on natural resources. While the environmental impacts associated with fabric and textile processing can be harmful to nature, there are fabrics that leave a lighter footprint. We make every effort to source…
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Buildings

Better buildingsWe want to build and operate our stores, distribution centres and offices in a circular way, prioritising resilience and protecting natural resources. To do this, we’ve created a Circular Built Environment Strategy through collaboration with the…
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Animal Welfare

Animal welfare is important to us, and no animals should be harmed in the making of our products. We have a long-standing commitment to improving animal welfare across our global supply chains and we are working to…
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Resell, repair & rental

A circular future needs new thinking and new business ideas. Resale, rental and repair are just three ways we’re helping our customers bring new style to their wardrobes without producing more garments

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