International fast fashion company it is in in the spotlight. While the brand has always been criticized for its levels of pollution and the low cost of its clothing, it now stands at a level The center of the controversy over their working conditions.
from the agency Reuters They published a report in which they revealed the Shein website Working conditions have not been announced for your company that requests UK Law. What’s more, the agency stated, at first, Shin confirmed falsely On its website, its terms have been ratified by international organizations.
The law requires in particular that those companies whose income exceeds 36 million pounds annually (about 42 million euros) must make a statement, publicly available on the company’s page, to report on the circumstances of its chain.
Due to the situation, a spokesperson for the brand confirmed that they will finalize the requested data and they will publish on his web page. “We are developing comprehensive policies that we will publish on our website in the coming weeks,” he said.
SHEIN, a controversial global success brand
The brand was founded in 2008 in China Focusing primarily on women’s fashion, today it is one of the world’s leading fast fashion companies. has a presence in 220 countries with income exceeding 12.6 billion eurosAccording to the magazine Forbes. All this by selling online only.
Shein’s success comes from Low prices for your clothes. In general, the company offers clothes, which triumph in big brands such as Zara or Stradivarius, of lower quality but at much lower prices.
However, the company has undergone reconsidering for its high levels of pollution, resulting from international shipments and apparel items. In contrast, Shein has also been questioned for its low costs, as a result Outsourcing work from other factories.
the Terms of its workers question So much so that organizations such as the Workers’ Rights Consortium (WRC) and the Business and Human Rights Information Center (BHRRC) have called into question the transparency of the brand’s production systems.
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