5 January 2022 Leather Naturally News – Regenerative leather Timberland is working on a regenerative leather supply chain. By 2030, 100% of their natural materials must come from regenerative agriculture. The aim is to restore the soil. Do you know what regenerative farming means and how it works? Click the link to… Continue reading Leather Naturally News – Regenerative leather
7 December 2021 Water Saving – Ecco Leather Goods set an Example according to Leather Naturally Water consumption is a hot topic and Ecco Leather Goods has introduced a new bag, shoes and accessories concept that uses a new technology to tan leather using only the moisture already present in the hides. The… Continue reading Water Saving – Ecco Leather Goods set an Example according to Leather Naturally
6 December 2021 Automotive – Volvo goes leather-free… but why? Car maker Volvo created quite a storm online with its announcement that in future it will not offer any genuine leather at all in its cars. As reported in Automotive News, the decision sets Volvo apart from other manufacturers who continue to offer their customers… Continue reading Automotive – Volvo goes leather-free… but why?
6 December 2021 Labelling – A warning about Europe’s sustainable product labelling An international coalition of organisations has launched a new campaign called Make the Label Count (MTLC), writes Leatherbiz. At its launch event in Brussels in October, MTLC warned that methodology the European Commission is using to come up with a system… Continue reading Labelling – A warning about Europe’s sustainable product labelling
3 December 2021 Animal Welfare – Zero benefits offered by Tesla’s and Volvo’s non-leather policy Boxmark Leather writes on LinkedIn that the reasons given for replacing leather in cars are always animal welfare and sustainability. But you never get a conclusive explanation for this like by how much are the CO2 emissions reduced or if… Continue reading Animal Welfare – Zero benefits offered by Tesla’s and Volvo’s non-leather policy
2 December 2021 Leather – a Gift of Nature The recent World Leather Congress held early November 2021 in Addis Ababa launched the message to the World: Leather, a gift of nature, writes Gustavo Gonzalez-Quijano, General Secretary of the European tanners organization COTANCE. And, indeed, it is a gift! The hides and skins… Continue reading Leather – a Gift of Nature
1 December 2021 Brazil – Leather companies will share their experiences at the CSCB Sustainability Forum We are approaching the CSCB Sustainability Forum, to be held on December 8th and 9th, 100% online and free of charge. This is the main event of ideas in the Brazilian leather chain, which this year will have a… Continue reading Brazil: Leather companies will share their experiences at the CSCB Sustainability Forum
30 November 2021 More nonsense to ponder – Now “Ulteleather”!!?? Gustavo Gonzalez-Quijano of COTANCE sums up his thoughts on the latest material called “Ultraleather. “Ultraleather” what a nonsense! BTW, this term is forbidden in many markets. Strange way to restrict business opportunities… But for the price of this helicopter, buyers, I guess, would… Continue reading More nonsense to ponder – Now “Ulteleather”!!??
26 November 2021 CSCB Sustainability Forum 2021 – Buckman and Sustainability The company is Silver Sponsor of CSCB Sustainability Forum 2021 and shares an important view on the event and the central theme of debates Register here. Simultaneous translation will be available “CSCB Sustainability Forum provides a platform for leaders in the… Continue reading CSCB Sustainability Forum 2021 – Buckman and Sustainability
25 November 2021 Smit & Zoon – Renewability and Sustainability in the leather industry Renewability and Sustainability in the leather industry Arnaud Backbier, Smit & Zoon`s Global Commercial Director As The world is focusing on how our economies are and the impact of the raw material and shipping issues, Royal Smit & Zoon does… Continue reading Smit & Zoon – Renewability and Sustainability in the leather industry