H&M Canada is recognized as a Great Place to Work® and top fashion employer

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - H&M is recognized as one of this year's Best Workplaces in Canada. This is the third consecutive year that H&M Canada has been presented this prestigious award.  New for H&M this year was also making the list of top employers in the country for part-time staff. H&M is also proud to have been named a top global fashion employer by the Business of Fashion's first ever annual report on The Best Companies to work for in Fashion in 2017.

H&M Canada's commitment to being a great employer is made possible by listening to our employee's feedback to make positive impacts to our organization. H&M's values come together to form a workplace where everyone can work together at a fast pace and rely on each other's unique knowledge and capabilities. H&M believes in early responsibility and from day one fosters an environment where it is possible to grow internally in a career in fashion retail based on each employee's individual strengths.

"The success of H&M is due to our tremendously talented people that inspire each other to make our workplace. At H&M we love our employees, they are big fans of our brand but we are their biggest fans!" says Toni Galli, Country Manager H&M Canada. "We are honoured to once again be recognized as part of this prestigious list" she adds. 

About the Great Place to Work Institute: GPTW (www.greatplacetowork.ca) is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world's Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by Fortune magazine (USA) and The Globe & Mail (Canada). Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.

For more information on Great Place to Work® institute please visit: greatplacetowork.ca

About the Business of Fashion's first annual survey: The Business of Fashion surveyed over 2,600 industry professionals, representing more than 190 leading fashion companies from around the world, for their first annual report on The Best Companies To Work For In Fashion. The report provides an objective assessment of the top global fashion employers based on 29 different data points and detailed qualitative feedback gathered. Employee sentiments were measured across three main indices: rewards and benefits; leadership and development; and working culture and environment. Based on overall performance, 16 companies were identified as the top performers and champions in one or more of these key areas.

For the full list of The Best Companies to Work for in Fashion 2017 please visit: businessoffashion.com/careers/best-fashion-companies-to-work-for/2017

For career opportunities at H&M got to:career.hm.com

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M's business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands & Other Stories, Cheap Monday, COS, Monki and Weekday as well as H&M Home. The H&M group has more than 4,300 stores in 65 markets including franchise markets. In 2016, sales including VAT were SEK approximately 223 billion. The number of employees amounts to more than 161,000. For further information, visit hm.com.

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SOURCE Hennes & Mauritz

For further information: about H&M please contact: Samara D'Auria - H&M Canada, Email: Samara.DAuria@hm.com, Telephone: 416.906.5744

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