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The latest in our Leather Pipeline series of exclusive, dedicated market intelligence reports appear as part of the September 22 issue of Leatherbiz Weekly. It says there can no longer be any doubt that a recovery in the leather supply chain is now taking place.
In a letter responding to the article ‘Think on your feet’, published in the September/October issue of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, Leather UK provided a detailed rebuttal to a number of erroneous statements by the author.
Our new Leather Pipeline column, published in this week’s Leatherbiz Weekly newsletter, captures the state of the leather industry as it enters a summer season unlike any we’ve experienced before. Leather Pipeline, which can be read in its entirety here, is an exclusive market intelligence report that we publish every two weeks.
Incorrect and obsolete information about the leather industry continues to be published or broadcast on television and radio, in newspapers and magazines, even in reports from respected organisations, including the World Bank and the FAO. Campaign groups, often with anti-leather agendas, have used this material to further damage perceptions of the leather industry.
The water volume consumed by the fashion industry in 2017 was nearly 79 billion cubic meters, enough to fill 32 million Olympic-size swimming pools.