H&M

H&M Reclaims Title of World's No. 1 User of Organic Cotton

H&M has reclaimed its position as world’s biggest user of organic cotton, according to Textile Exchange’s annual organic-cotton market report. The Swedish retailer,…

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How Ethical Are Your Favorite Fast-Fashion Brands?

Photo by Shutterstock Not all fast-fashion labels are created equal, according to a new report by Ethical Consumer. The U.K. magazine tapped a variety of publicly available data,…

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"Made in Europe" Doesn't Mean Better Wages for Workers, Says Report

Photo by Shutterstock The belief that “made in Europe” equals “fairly made” is a myth that needs to be shattered, according to a report from the Clean Clothes…

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H&M Launches "Clevercare" Label at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Stella McCartney wants you to back away from the washing machine. The British designer made a video cameo at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit on Thursday to introduce…

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Olivia Wilde, A.K.A. "Princess Layers," Wants You to Recycle Your Clothes

You don’t have to leap over tall buildings in a single bound to be a superhero. Actress Olivia Wilde, in her crime-fighting guise of Princess Layers, has teamed up with H&M…

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H&M, Zara Commit to Eliminate Deforestation From Their Clothing

H&M and Zara are speaking for the trees. The world’s largest fashion retailers—the latter represented by its holding company, Inditex—have pledged to develop new sourcing…

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Gap, H&M, Levi's Named "World's Most Ethical" Apparel Companies

Photo by sandr2002/Shutterstock Well, here’s a plot twist we didn’t see coming: H&M, Levi Strauss, and the Gap just made Ethisphere Institute’s “Most…

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H&M Unveils "Conscious Exclusive" Collection of Sustainable Formalwear

CONSCIOUS+ Launching April 10, the limited-edition lineup will be available both online and at 150 select H&M stores worldwide. Spokesmodel Amber Valletta will also feature select…

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H&M Pledges $28 Million to UNICEF, WaterAid, CARE

In an effort to support education, clean water and women empowerment programs, H&M’s Conscious Foundation will donate over $28 million to global programs that enact change. The…

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H&M's Helena Helmersson: Fashion Can Be Cheap and Ethical

If there’s a disconnect between its mission to sell cheaply priced clothing and its quest to improve working conditions and the environment, H&M isn’t seeing it. The…

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H&M Launches First Products Derived From Garment-Recycling Initiative

CRADLE TO CRADLE Available in stores in February, the upcoming range comprises 20 percent recycled cotton, which H&M says is the maximum amount that can be currently used without…

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Toxic "Little Monsters" Lurk in Your Kids' Closets, Says Greenpeace

LITTLE MONSTERS “This is a nightmare for parents everywhere looking to buy clothes for their children that don’t contain hazardous chemicals,” says Chih An Lee, detox…

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San Francisco Launches City-Wide Zero-Waste Textile Recycling Initiative

Photo by Shutterstock San Francisco is about to get even greener. Although the California city diverts about 80 percent of its waste from landfills, it still bins than 39 million pounds…

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Top 11 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2013 (Vote for Most Game-Changing)

Feeling nostalgic? Skip back a year for seven of the most ground-breaking eco-fashion stories of 2011… © Ecouterre, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us …

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ASOS, Topshop, Stella McCartney Join Angora Ban; Zara Still Holding Out

Shocking undercover footage of alleged rabbit abuse in China may have prompted several of the world’s biggest apparel brands and retailers to declare a moratorium on sourcing…

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FIRST LOOK: Amber Valletta Fronts H&M's 2014 "Conscious Collection"

H&M has released our first official look at supermodel Amber Valletta as the face of its upcoming “Conscious” and “Conscious Exclusive” collections, part of…

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H&M Might Raise Its Prices so It Can Pay Workers a Better Wage

Photo by JuliusKielaitis/Shutterstock H&M shoppers might want to brace themselves for higher prices at the till. The Swedish apparel giant admitted Monday that a price hike could…

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Esprit, New Look Follow H&M's Lead, Nix Angora Production

Esprit and New Look have joined H&M in suspending the production of angora-based garments over animal-welfare concerns. The firms’ decision, ostensibly made in the wake of…

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