H&M Cuts CO2 Emissions by 5%
Fashion retailer H&M reported several milestones in its recently released 2011 sustainability report, including reducing carbon emissions by 5 percent and increasing its use of organic cotton by 20 percent. H&M is now the biggest user of certified organic cotton in the world, according to the latest data reported by the Textile Exchange. H&M organic cotton use now represents 7.6 percent of the retailer's entire cotton use. By 2020, H&M says 100 percent of its cotton will come from more sustainable sources, including Better Cotton, organic cotton and recycled cotton.