On Our Minds: the Global Change Awards

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by adakallgren on 14 September, 2016

H&M Foundation's Global Change Awards will be shining a spotlight on sustainable fashion innovation.

On our minds is Global Change Awards, H&M Foundation’s call out for solutions on how to make fashion more sustainable. Now in its second year, the competition will award a 1m Euro grant to the most innovative entries, alongside mentoring to ensure the smoothest possible implementation of the ideas. Last years’ winning pitches included clothing made of citrus by-products, microbes that digest waste polyester, and an online marketplace for textile leftovers. This year, the jury, made up of fashion heavyweights like Amber Valetta and Italian Vogue’s Franca Sozzani, is paying particular attention to the importance of circular business models. After selecting the shortlist, the votes will be thrown open to the public to select the winner. Read more here.


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