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Stephen Sothmann, President of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA), is one of the key presenters of the latest free-to-attend webinar “Raw materials traceability, standards and market trends for leathermaking”, to be broadcast December 11, 2019 at 2pm (UK time), 3pm CET.
Leatherbiz reports that outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland and Other Half Processing are partnering to build a leather supply chain sourced from ranches that employ regenerative practices. Through the pilot programme, Timberland will source traceable hides from regeneratively-grazed cattle in the US, to be used in select footwear and accessory collections planned for next autumn.
The leather industry in Kenya is set to benefit from the construction of a Tannery and Leather Factory at Ewaso Ngiro area in Narok South writes Kevin Bogita of the Kenya News Agency.
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a special report on climate change and land, presenting its findings at an event in Geneva on August 8, reports Leatherbiz.
Leatherbiz reports that animal nutrition and health solutions provider DSM has formally filed for authorisation in the European Union to start selling a new feed additive for cows. The company claims that the product will reduce methane emissions by around 30% and, thereby, reduce that environmental footprint of cattle and all the products and by-products they produce.
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