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The Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community (COTANCE) is the representative body of the European Leather Industry. It is a non-profit organization established in order to promote the interests of the European tanning industry at international level. Apart from representing European tanners and dressers, it also has the mission of promoting European leather both in the European and international markets.

 Leather is a material almost as old as mankind. A wearable natural second skin, it has provided protection, warmth and elegance to mankind for thousands of years. Is this material still up-to-date?

Latest News

A successful green and digital transition of the EU Textiles Ecosystem

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 the textiles ecosystem can become more...

Position Statement on Deforestation

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 efforts deployed by governments and...

Final Press Release

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 ambitious project, highlighting the Sectoral...

Final Conference of the S4TCLF project

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 website:...

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