EU funded report accuses Italian tanners of illegal practices

Published:  10 February, 2016

An EU financed report from campaign group, Change your Shoes, claims to put the spotlight on the tanneries located in the Italian district of Santa Croce, accusing them of illegal work practices and bad environmental management. The findings of the report have been strongly contested by European Confederation of Tanners’ Associations, COTANCE, the European Confederation of Footwear Associations, CEC and the Italian Tanners’ Association, UNIC who are exploring their legal options in response to the report. 

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