H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB has published “Style & Substance”, its sustainability report for 2009.
The report is available to read online and to download as a pdf at www.hm.com/sustainability2009.
The report shows that H&M:
• Continues to invest in sustainable materials – in 2009, H&M’s garments
contained 8,500 tonnes of organic cotton and the company aims for all
cotton in its range to come from sustainable sources by 2020 at the
• Exceeded its carbon emissions reduction target for 2005-2009
• During 2009 educated more than 150,000 of its suppliers’ employees in Bangladesh on rights at work.
• Launched a five-year initiative in 2009, All for Children, with UNICEF to improve the situation of children in cotton-producing areas in India, financed by a MUSD 4.5 donation.
The report, and further information on H&M’s sustainability efforts, can be found at www.hm.com/sustainability.
For more information, please contact H&M’s Press Service:
Telephone: +46 (0)8 796 53 00