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Global leather industry states position on leather alternatives

A group of organisations representing the global leather industry including the International Council of Tanners’ (ICT), Cotance (the Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community), Leather Naturally and ICHSLTA (the International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders’ Associations) have issued a joint statement around the growing use of alternative materials that are marketed against genuine leather.  

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Cotance calls on EU to regulate use of term ‘leather’

The Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community (Cotance) said it has called on Thierry Breton, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, to take up the regulatory development of the term ‘leather’, as part of the industry support measures following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Workshop at Lineapelle focusses on raw materials

The ‘Sustainability Partnerships in the Leather Industry’ workshop took place on the first day of the Lineapelle trade show, which runs in Milan October 2-4. The event was organised by UNIC in collaboration with Cotance, with the support of the EU Commission SER2020 project.

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