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Wool experts respond to Higg Materials Sustainability Index

The European Union’s Sustainable Products Initiative is legislation that will establish minimum sustainability and information requirements for products sold in the union, including textiles. Farmers are concerned that wool (and other natural fibres including leather) might fare badly under the new legislation because of the methodology used.


Leather UK hits back at defamatory Guardian article

Dr Kerry Senior, Director of Leather UK, has issued a statement to The Guardian newspaper in response to its article ‘Burning issue: how fashion's love of leather is fuelling the fires in the Amazon’, published on August 29, strongly rejecting the suggestion that the production of leather is to blame for the environmental disaster.