• cotance@euroleather.com
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...
20May 2021
Sad Anniversary for the EU Farm to Fork Strategy Without a comprehensive impact assessment, we will not be celebrating the one year anniversary of the Farm to Fork strategy. As a partner in the European Livestock Voice, COTANCE has subscribed this Joint D...
18May 2021
COTANCE OPEN LETTER ON PINATEX’ MESSAGE IN THE EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE (EPO) INVENTOR’s AWARD COMPETITION   Not like that, Mrs Hijosa! Tanners recycle a residue of red meat production since the eve of time. No cattle, no sheep, no goat is slaughtered...
30Apr 2021
Materials and the importance of authenticity in the TCLF industries Fantasy qualifiers associated to the term leather, such as apple, mushroom, cactus, or synthetic or vegan, constitute oxymorons and are not conform to regulations in Europe and other marke...
26Feb 2021
Leather: Often copied, never equalled (other linguistic versions hereunder) Leather is leather! - In the European Union, "leather" is not a legally protected term. As such, the numerous alternatives use the term in their descriptions in an attempt to appr...
16Feb 2021
The European social partners of the leather industry engage in a new project on Collective Agreements On 15 February 2021, COTANCE, industriAll-Europe and the national partner associations held the first Steering Committee meeting of their new Social ...
12Feb 2021
The importance of circularity in the TCLF industries The TCLF sectors are often accused of being among the most polluting industries, and it is true that in the past much pain to the planet could have been avoided with foresight and responsibility. While m...
10Dec 2020
Ethics defines the work developed by the European Leather Industry Social Partners The Social Partners of the European Leather industry met on 10 December 2020 to review the overall results of their joint EU-sponsored project Leather: Social and Environmen...
01Dec 2020
Presented in the successful Final Event held on 1st December, the Leather: Social and Environmental Report 2020 is now available. Reports: European Leather Industry - Social and Environmental Report 2020 - EN Industrie Europeenne du Cuir - Rapport Socia...
15Nov 2020
Final SER20 Conference The Final Conference of the "Leather: Social and Environmental Report 2020" project took place on 1st December. All documents will be posted here soon. In the meantime, you may check out the videos presenting our SER20 on our Youtub...