5 Reasons I Still Won't Shop at H&M During Their Sustainability Push

Well if you haven’t heard by now H&M is moving towards sustainability. I’m not writing this to hate on H&M, but to simply explain why I prefer not to shop with them. I’ve procrastinated writing about H&M’s sustainability push for a few reasons.

  1. I DO think it is important that large companies like H&M to move towards social and environmental sustainability. And I think it’s good they’re doing something even if they have a way to go.

  2. I understand it takes large companies time to transition their supply chain to be ethical and sustainable on such a large scale.

  3. I try to focus on the positives and support companies that are trying to take positive steps, but I struggle with H&M’s motives.

BUT after a few of my friends asking if I’ll shop at H&M now that they’re “sustainable,” I’ve decided to write. So here are my thoughts and why I personally do not shop at H&M. I have read parts of H&M’s Sustainability Report which helped me come to the conclusions below.

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