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
Email: sustainability@hm.com