• cotance@euroleather.com
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...
29Jun 2021
Social Partners and Steering Committee hold first meeting in Milan 23 September 2022 This week, the steering group for the new EU funded social dialogue project, Green Deal Leather (GDL) met in Milan to kick off the project with affiliates from Austria, F...
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 ...