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This is the eleventh episode of Sustainable Talks with N & N and is an interview with Francis Tsang whose aim is to create awareness in Asia on sustainable leather by cooperating with tanneries to use a more ecological tanning method.
Based in Graulhet, France, since 1936, the Hiriar company bears witness to nearly 85 years of experience in the hide and skins trade, writes Emma Roesslinger of Leather Fashion Design. More specifically, its services revolve around three types of activities: the sale of finished leather; the marketing of unfinished hides and that of chemicals and plants used for tanning (extracts of quebracho, mimosa, chestnut, and so on.
European Union leather industry representative body COTANCE and trade union organisation industriAll Europe held an online conference on December 1. The purpose of the event was to bring to a conclusion a project to update a leather industry social and environmental report (SER) that they first produced in 2012.
Our penultimate Leather Pipeline market intelligence report for 2020 appears in the December 1 edition of Leatherbiz Weekly and is available in the Market Info section of the website.
The 2nd Social and Environmental Report of the European Leather Industry is a EU-sponsored joint initiative from COTANCE and industriAll-Europe, the Social Partners of the industry.
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