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The Climate Conversations Podcast: Online fashion giant Shein says fast fashion can be green

Shein produces as many as 100,000 pieces of clothing daily and critics say this comes at a cost to the planet. In this limited series called Sustainability Chiefs, Adam Whinston, Shein’s global head of sustainability tells Julie Yoo why he believes the company’s business model is often misunderstood.  

Jump to these key moments: 

1:26 The challenge of making Shein green3:54 What does overproduction mean?7:34 Is there a hidden cost to cheap fashion?12:59 On the European Union calling for an end to fast fashion by 203016:15 Is Shein’s plan to cut 25 per cent of carbon emissions aggressive enough?

Find more episodes of The Climate Conversations here.

A new episode of The Climate Conversations drops every Thursday. Follow the podcast on Apple or Spotify for the latest updates.

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