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Gca 2020 winners

H&M Foundation Global Change Award 2020 Winners Announced

Yesterday, the H&M Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 Global Change Award, an annual award established in 2015 to promote sustainability and circularity in the fashion industry. Referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Fashion”, the GCA identifies and catalyses early stage innovations with the potential to redefine the industry and contribute towards creating a sustainable fashion future.


Apparel Industry Braces Itself for a Hike in Quality Issues Due to Coronavirus Backlog

Every year after the Chinese New Year holiday, the garment industry experiences a marked drop in quality levels and conformity to order specifications, recorded at pre-shipment inspection.

A high post-CNY worker turnover rate as well as workers’ delayed return to the factories mean that manufacturers are not able to operate at full capacity upon reopening. Inexperienced workers require training which contributes further to the backlog as well as increasing the instances of quality issues in both raw materials and garment production.


H&M Group Appoints Helena Helmersson as New CEO

Well done to H&M group for appointing Helena Helmersson as CEO! Anyone who has followed her career achievements will agree that this decision is a no-brainer: As head of Sustainability at H&M she implemented ground-breaking and award-winning initiatives to integrate sustainability into the H&M business, paving the way for other brands to follow suit.