• cotance@euroleather.com
05Jul 2022
Joint Press Release: a successful green and digital transition of the EU Textiles Ecosystem (TCLF sectors) 5 July 2022 The European social partners of the  textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear (TCLF) industries agree joint demands to ensure that...
29Jun 2022
COTANCE rejects allegations that the leather value chain is a driver of deforestation The latest Global Witness Report and corresponding article in The Guardian again depict the leather industry as a driver of deforestation. COTANCE deplores that all the e...
22Jun 2022
After four years and a half, the Blueprint Project “Skills4Smart TCLF 2030” has finally concluded. The Final Conference, that took place on 16 June 2022 at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel and was also streamed online, presented the outcomes of this ambitiou...
02May 2022
The final conference of the S4TCLF project will take place on 16 June as a hybrid event both in Brussels and on-line.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   More information and an updated version of the conference's programme can be found on the project ...
21Jan 2022
Portugal joins the club of countries with mandatory Leather Authenticity Rules The Official Journal of the Republic of Portugal of January 4, 2022 publishes the Decree “Decreto-Lei n.o 3/2022” which sets the country’s mandatory Leather Authenticity Rules. ...
15Dec 2021
Launch of the TCLF Pact for Skills : putting people at the heart of the industry’s competitiveness. Brussels, 16 December 2021 – 118 organisations have signed the TCLF[1] Pact for Skills, an initiative promoted by the European Commission and promoted by EU...
08Dec 2021
COTANCE meets EVP Timmermans with its colleagues of the European Livestock Voice On 7 December COTANCE joined sector associations from European Livestock Voice in inviting EVP Timmermans to visit a beef and dairy farm in the Wallonia region of Belgium...
18Nov 2021
Traceability and Transparency in the TCLF industries What do these terms mean? Traceability is the capacity to track and trace a product to its origin, and Transparency is the level of public disclosure of the suppliers in a given value...
15Nov 2021
Ending the use of leather? Are you sure?   Dear Mrs McCartney, You are promoting a pledge to end the use of leather in the fashion industry in the context of COP 26, maybe even as a response to our sector’s Leather Manifesto. We understand that ther...
28Oct 2021
International Leather Industry Calls on COP26 to Reduce Reliance on Fossil-Fuels, Prioritise Natural Materials Brussels, 28 October, 2021 – COTANCE, along with 30 other international leather industry organizations, today called on the 2021 United Nations C...