ClimateBiz | Season 2 | Episode 11

JULY 2, 2020

Green Is the New Black

Learn about sustainability challenges and opportunities in the apparel industry

Did you know that one pair of jeans produces as much greenhouse gas emissions as driving a car more than 80 miles? Transitioning the apparel industry to a low carbon future is a complex problem that involves a vast, interconnected global supply chain.

In 2018, fashion stakeholders, including IFC, created the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action under the auspices of the United Nations. In this episode, Stefan Seidel, Head of Corporate Sustainability at PUMA and Chair of the Charter Steering Committee, and Laila Petrie, CEO of 2050 and Vice Chair of the Charter, discuss how the sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

Views expressed here are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of IFC.

Laila Petrie

CEO of 2050 and
Vice-Chair of the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Change

Bio »

Stefan Seidel

Head of Corporate Sustainability at PUMA and
Chair of the Steering Committee of the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Change

Bio »

 

 

 

 

 

 

This podcast was made possible by the generous support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands.