Speaking of traceability, deforestation and misinformation within the leather industry. These are burning platforms in the USA, and Lineapelle New York will discuss them during two events on February 1st and 2nd at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.
The workshop “Building more sustainable sourcing chains: taking advantage of collaborations to fight deforestation” will take place on the 1st, at 12:30pm. The event, explains Lineapelle via press release, “will put together representatives of Tapestry, UNIC – Italian Tanneries and WWF World Wildlife Fund, to discuss the opportunities present to fight deforestation via collaborative practices”.
The second workshop will take place on February 2nd at 10:00. The title: “Protecting leather as a brand: communication and misinformation”. Speaking on the matter will be LHCA (Leather & Hide Council of America), which will deep-dive “the fundamental need of the leather industry of creating engagement with consumers by promoting leather’s sustainable credentials”.