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Under the sponsored and protected breeding program in Tibetan nomadic communities, every White Yak housekeeps about 1.4 times of a regular soccer field. White Yaks migrate between their winter homes in the valleys and highland pastures in the summer. This roaming grazing will regenerate the grassland and gain Carbon sinks potential, writes Francis Tsang of the ChromFree Leather Alliance (CFLA).
The Savory Institute believes in a more sustainable future through transparency and interconnectedness of the supply chain. Cattle rearing is an essential part of regenerative agriculture, where leather in turn is key in creating value from what otherwise would go to waste. Many efforts towards regenerative practices have been focused on the food industry, yet there is an opportunity to synergize with the apparel, interior and automotive industries, believes the institute. Report by One 4 Leather.
The German sportswear brand has began the sale of its Reebok brand in an auction, news agency Reuters has reported. Three sources told the agency that the auction risks being affected by a political disagreement over possible forced labour in China’s western Xinjiang region.
By Stephen Sothmann, Real Leather. Stay Different. - a campaign to promote the sustainable qualities of leather and champion slow style over fast fashion.
ILSA Brazil is on the verge of hitting 300 thousand tonnes of leather waste turned into fertilizer