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ILM launches Covid-19 hub

In light of the ever evolving coronavirus situation and the impact it has on the leather industry, ILM has launched a dedicated ‘Covid-19 hub’ on its website, serving as a one-stop-destination for information and reports around the outbreak. 

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Fashion sector mobilises to help the Amazon

As VF Corp announced that it will halt all orders for leathers from Brazil until the Amazon fires cease, other fashion and footwear brands, including French luxury conglomerate LVMH, are raising funds to help raise awareness and stop the blazes.

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Never stop pursuing dreams

I like the quote from Gabriel García Márquez that was attached to a recent Economist email: “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old; they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” It is important because we are beginning to see the benefit and the dynamic created by a greater diversity in the stakeholder community built about leather. The wider and deeper it develops, the more confident and together the industry seems to become.

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Future JLR cars to neutralise harmful bacteria

Automotive manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said its future models could help stop the spread of colds and flu thanks to innovative ultraviolet light technology (UV-C) borrowed from the medical industry, where it has been used for more than 70 years.

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Gucci to go fur free in 2018

Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci, has announced it will stop using fur as from its Spring-Summer 2018 collection.

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