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The strategies of the Brazilian leather sector

International certification, collaboration, sustainability and an important project for the 2019 Design na Pele tradeshow, in collaboration with an Italian company. Here’s just a few of the points touched upon in this interview with Rafael Andrade of CICB.

Brazil and its referendum on sustainability in the leather sector

A long-term vision focused on efficiency, quality, and guarantees for customers and society as a whole guided the creation of the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).

Closing time for the “Shake the Future of the Footwear sector” project

Talent Shoe 2018: under-25s from all over Europe awarded for their creativity. Thus does the footwear sector gather ideas from the young generations on shoes and on the shoe factories of the future.

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.

UNIC 2018 Assembly “For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better

20th UITIC Congress: results beyond all expectations

The event held in Portugal enjoyed a high level of success, bringing together for one week more than 540 footwear professionals coming from 33 different countries, with more than 20 company visits and more than 30 guest speakers who discussed the future of the global footwear manufacturing industry.

“The company I would like to have”, according to Assomac

Assomac’s Annual Meeting has addressed the new business models for a changing world, as well as taking stock of the situation in the sector.

The 20th UITIC Congress in Porto

The latest edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress to be held from 16 to 18 May 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in Porto will be based on the theme “From fashion to factory: a new technological age”.

UNIC recounts the extraordinary history of the Italian tanning industry

The annual general meeting of UNIC – Unione Nazionale Industria Conciaria (Italian Tanners’ Association) talked about a living, vital, sustainable industry characterised by remarkable “biodiversity.”

A sector that continues to thrive

Technology for the footwear, leather goods, and tanning manufacturing industry

New goals for the ‘Design na Pele’ project

With a focus on the virtuous synergy between art and leather, Design na Pele is part of Brazilian Leather, the project dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian leather exports, which is coordinated by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB).

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