H&M Conscious Collection

H&M goes big (that’s even bigger) on sustainability

Now this is interesting. H&M has consistently shown itself to be the most sustainability-focused of the big-league retailers and now it’s gone a step further with a commitment to using 100% recycled or other sustainable materials by 2030 as part of its declared aim to be “climate positive” throughout its supply chain by 2040.

Guess Jeans_Denim

Denim recycling: Guess joins the eco gang

Guess is going green with denim this autumn as it links up with Cotton Inc’s Blue Jeans Go Green program. It’s the latest move in a series of initiatives by denim specialists and general fashion retailers to reduce their environmental footprint and connect with sustainability-focused consumers.

Inditex, Zara

Zara owner gives big boost to digital payments and recycling

Company AGMs are usually, well, boring. Occasionally they’re love-ins (when the company concerned is hugely successful). Occasionally they’re snipe-fests (when shareholders are moaning about executive pay like at BP or yet another disappointing year and “not enough simple classics” like at M&S). But at other times they actually turn into something worthwhile with a) interesting…