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Leather Naturally is one of the co-signatories requesting that the Higg index MSI score for leather be suspended pending a review of the underlying methodologies and data. In the same letter, the leather industry is offering support to Higg Index and welcomes the opportunity to discuss the basis for the score, to provide the necessary data and assist with the development of appropriate methodologies, to address its shortcomings.
France’s main leather industry body, the Conseil National du Cuir, has reported substantial declines in the industry’s export performance in the first eight months of 2020, reports Leatherbiz.
The latest in our Leather Pipeline series of exclusive leather industry-specific market intelligence reports, which we have run uninterrupted since November 2001, is included in the October 20 edition of Leatherbiz Weekly, writes Leatherbiz.
The leather industry has reacted with disappointment over the Sustainable Apparel Coalitions (SAC) response to its joint letter which called for the suspension of the score it applies to leather in its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI), reports ILM
Whether you choose to wear leather or not, is a personal choice and it's most likelydetermined by how you view the meat industry. This article aims to provide facts where there are frequent misconceptions. The truth is that leather can be a slow-fashion material, given its ability to withstand wear and tear. At ChromeFree Leather Alliance, we believe that for leather to be truly sustainable, we should give way to newer and more sustainable tanning solutions.