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A Surround Sound Approach to Sustainable Fashion: Four Years After the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse


Today marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution Week remembering the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which many deem the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry. The tragedy, which took place on April 24, 2013, brought the fashion industry’s supply chain issues to light and sparked a global conversation between companies, consumers and workers.

3D Printing Gets Fashionable

How Danit Peleg revolutionized the fashion industry with 3D-printing technology.

Danit Peleg | Fashion Designer 

This Q&A is derived from Part 2 of a five-part white paper series called Routes to the Future, in which we explore the innovations, challenges and opportunities in a new era of possibilities.

Today’s shopper expects seamlessness and efficiency — and new technologies are helping retailers deliver on these expectations in new ways.

How Rana Plaza Changed the Rules of Fashion


This week will mark three years since the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh on April 24, 2013, an event known as the deadliest in the history of the garment industry. The tragedy took the lives of more than 1,100 garment workers, brought the consequences of fast fashion to a global audience and put the fashion industry's fundamental supply chain issues under the microscope and into the public conversation.

Karl-Johan Persson's Speech at the BSR Conference 2014

CEO Karl-Johan Persson was one of the keynote speakers at this year’s BSR Conference in New York on 6 November 2014

Karl-Johan Persson spoke about the transformation of the fashion industry from a sustainable point of view and the importance of working in a transparent way. Find out how and why H&M wants to be more than a spectator of the global development.

Watch and listen to the full speech.

Conflict Minerals Resource Center Launches New 2014 Training Module

Press Release

July 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seven of the world's largest industry associations collaborated with Source Intelligence and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP to launch a web-based training module within the Conflict Minerals Resource Center (CMRC). The goal of the joint initiative is to deploy an easy-to-use conflict minerals training tool for suppliers in the seven associations’ industries. The training module is based on the best practices developed by leaders in these industries and their suppliers during the 2013 conflict minerals reporting period.

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