H&M Group was chosen one of the 40 global leading companies across the world by the United Nations Global Compact Platform. As per a Textile Today report, through its participation in UN Global Compact action platforms, H&M Group will work with other businesses, Global Compact local networks, leading experts, civil society, governments and UN partners, to solve complex and interconnected issues and innovate around the sustainable development goals.
The group has been a signatory of the UN Global Compact since 2001. The strategic policy initiative aids businesses committed to aligning their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles concerning human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Panelists explore how social dialogue can be deployed to shore up resilience to future crises and what possible measures can be explored to ensure that global supply chains help drive development and contribute to decent work.