Supply Chain

BCI Pioneer Member, H&M, have released their latest sustainability report for 2014. Highlights of the report include:

  • Almosttripling their procurement of more sustainable cotton in three years.
  • 2% of the cotton they use being certified Better Cotton, Organic or Recycled.
  • Adding fabric and yarn suppliers to their supply base, taking a major step forwards increating supply chain transparency.
  • More sustainable materials now representing 14% of products’ total material use.

The report shows H&M’s dedication to finding more sustainable solutions for the fashion industry. It details their progress to date on a journey towards “making fashion sustainable and sustainability fashionable.’

The report features and interview with H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson, in which he talks about the transparency and partnerships necessary to drive real change in creating a more sustainable company for the long-term.

As a BCI Pioneer member, H&M have committed to sourcing all of their cotton from “more sustainable sources’ (including Better Cotton, Organic and Recycled) by 2020. To read the online report, including a highlights video and downloadable pdf, click here.

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