Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, H. 14.30 - 18.30
The tannery represents a virtuous example of sustainable industry and its commitment starts from the supply chain, an increasingly strategic element due to to the growing attention of the market.
UNIC Italian Tanneries, in collaboration with Cotance and Lineapelle, organizes an event to provide an overview of the main issues that characterize the sustainability of the raw material for the tanning sector, offering a scientific and objective perspective on aspects related to the production of raw hides and skins.
The topics on the agenda will start from traceability, with the presentation of some case studies and the main certifications, followed by animal welfare, describing international legislation and standards and specific situations in some key markets.The sector's initiatives in the field of land use change (deforestation) and improvement of the quality of the raw material will also be presented.
Speakers will include universities, research institutes, certification bodies, sectoral representatives, non-governmental associations, players in the supply chain.
The event, organized as part of the "Social & Environmental Reporting 2020" Project, with the support of the European Commission’s Social Dialogue Program, is free and open to the public and will be held in with simultaneous translation service.
Cocktail reception at the end of the event.
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