• cotance@euroleather.com
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...
15Oct 2021
European tanners of Spanish Entrefino lambskins complete important milestone in their quality improvement initiative   SELAMBQ (Spanish Entrefino Lambskin Quality) is the acronym of one of the concrete actions taken by a group of Spanish, Italian and...
19Jul 2021
Global Leather Industry Position Statement on Alternatives to Leather There are more and more new materials appearing on the fashion, design and upholstery for transport and interiors markets, with the stated ambition of replacing leather as the material o...
31May 2021
European TCLF sectors: Social Partners demand dedicated EU action to safeguard the industries and their workers Following the European Commission’s update of the 2020 New Industrial Strategy: ‘’Building a stronger Single Market for Europe’s Recovery’’, the...