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New York-based business publication Barron’s has named the chief executive of Kering, François-Henri Pinault, in its World’s Best CEOs list for 2019, reports UK leather and fashion news web site Leatherbiz.
President of the US Hide, Skins and Leather Association (USHSLA), Stephen Sothmann, has been reappointed to an agricultural trade advisory committee for trade in animals and animal products.
India increases tariffs on U.S. imports after the U.S. decision to remove India from its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) on June 5. Products targeted include chemicals and agricultural produce.
University of California, Davis, animal science and air quality expert, Professor Frank Mitloehner, has said he is preparing to publish a consequential lifecycle assessment of cattle farming in the face of opposition to that part of the agricultural economy from groups who want to promote other types of protein.
It seems that every week brings news of another footwear brand launching “sustainable” models that mistakenly eschew leather as an undesirable material. Enter BENDY, a leather flat that resembles a hybrid between a slip-on sneaker and an espadrille.
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