Zara has entered the Best Global Green Brands for 2013 for the first time. This ranking is elaborated by Interbrand, a consulting firm that focuses on sustainable aspects of brands. Adidas, Nike and H&M are the other textile firms that are part of this ranking.
According to Leatherbiz, the Chinese government is to increase inspections of leather production-related industries as part of a campaign to combat air and ground water pollution after a number of Chinese cities were hit with dense smog earlier this year.
At the recent Freiberg – Leather Days, held in Germany on April 25th and 26th, one of the invited speakers was Mike Redwood, Visiting Professor of Leather at the University of Northampton in the UK and one of the founders of the Leather Naturally! Campaign.