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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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H&M Halts Angora Production In Wake of PETA's Rabbit-Abuse Exposé

H&M has suspended production of all angora products following reports by animal-rights campaigners of routine abuse on rabbits farms in China. The Swedish retailer’s decision…

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H&M Pledges Living Wages for Garment Workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia

BETTER LIVING Helena Helmersson, global head of sustainability at H&M, unveiled the roadmap at the inaugural “Living Wage in International Supply Chains” conference in…

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Amber Valletta is the Face of H&M's 2014 "Conscious Collection"

Move over, Vanessa Paradis. H&M has just unveiled supermodel Amber Valletta as the latest face of its “Conscious Collection” label-within-a-label, which features…

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Greenpeace's "Detox Catwalk" Features Trendsetters, Greenwashers, Laggards

TOXIC RUNWAY While companies such as Uniqlo, H&M, and Mango are pushing forward with concrete actions towards their detox goals, others like Adidas, Nike, and Li-Ning are…

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H&M Asks Customers, Employees to Help It "Make a Difference"

The H&M Conscious Foundation wants to put power into the hands of their employees and customers. Thanks to an over $78 million donation from the Stefan Persson family, the company…

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