Economy, environment, social responsibility, and sustainable management: Brazilian leather takes on an ally for the sustainable future of its tanning industry, using these four pillars as its cornerstones. This is the basis of CSCB, Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification, which is backed by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), for the promotion of best business practices by the Brazilian tanning industry, in order to reply to the growing demand for sustainable products and processes by international markets.
How technology can invent new ways to foster sustainability of industrial processes. Here are some virtuous examples.
From Assocalzaturifici comes an in-depth study on the current priorities of the footwear industry as regards sustainability and on how the specialised technological service market is answering.
Piero Maccanti, director of the Tanners Association, based in Santa Croce sull’Arno, explains how the district reacted and reacts to the crisis: by promoting a certification for the companies and relying on new marketing tools like showrooms inside the tanneries.
The collection “Orlandi’s Opera” by Kira Anne Goodey, from London’s Royal College of Art, won the contest organised and financed by Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata al Vegetale (Genuine Italian Vegetable-Tanned Leather Consortium)
The first SHOES SUMMIT took place at the end of last year, examining the paths to a “new normality” characterized by higher competitive pressures and less consumption on traditional markets and channels
The first of four events, one every 15 years of history, was held before the opening of the 41st edition Fimec, a […]
In anticipation of a more favourable economic situation, the footwear industry closed 2016 amid signs of uncertainty with slightly negative figures.
Heitor Klein explains his vision about the international footwear market scenario after the appreciation of the dollar
The association keeps on promoting territorial development with concrete gestures and projects.
The revolutions taking place in the fashion and luxury industry emerging from the conference organised by Pambianco Strategie di Impresa.
At a distance of six months’ time from Desenzano, the General Assembly of the National Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Leather goods, and Tannery Technologies meets up with businesses and the press at its headquarters in Vigevano, on the 5th of December 2016, to take stock of the association’s current activities and present the three strategic themes on which the association’s work will focus.
NASTROTEX-CUFRA, a leader in the production of ribbons for shoes, lingerie, sportswear, and elastic crocheted ribbons, collaborates with ARSUTORIA for the upcoming trends
Students of the Milan school were taken on a field trip to learn about the importance of fully understanding the materials and their production process to make quality footwear
The company based in Bassano del Grappa confirms its ability to combine creativity, innovation and care for the Planet
ICEC is the Certification Institute of reference for the leather sector.
A chat with Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director
CEC – European Federation of Footwear Industry – wanted to meet tomorrow’s young entrepreneurs during the Entrepreneurship School organised by ThinkYoung
The issue of adhesives and glues is central in footwear manufacturing. Some Italian companies propose innovative solutions that are able to transform the manufacturing processes and to provide the added value of sustainability to assembly lines.