COP26: Meet the ‘climate champions’ the government hopes will help the public go green

"Siobhan McKenna’s passion is sustainable fashion. She is the founder of ethical fashion brand ReJean Denim, and as a “proud Glaswegian” is excited for her city to host COP26. “It really puts Scotland and Glasgow on the map,” she told i. “We get to showcase everything our city has to offer, and hopefully some big important decisions are made, that this summit is actually fruitful”.

"Siobhan plans to spend the next six weeks raising awareness about sustainable shopping, urging people to buy fewer clothes and learn to mend what they already have. “I’m a huge advocate for repair,” she said. “Learning to sew seems like a really daunting thing, but just by knowing how to sew on a button or shorten a pair of trousers – that’s one of the most common ways that clothing ends up in landfill, because people don’t have that basic skill.” 

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