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Five-year programme to clean up Ganges
20 November, 2017
Solidaridad Network Asia is collaborating with leather chemicals and...
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Smit & zoon to use recycled drums
Thursday, November 24, 2016 From December 2016, Smit & zoon will take its corporate social responsibility (CSR) drive start a step further by using recycled polyethylene drums.

Cobrasil Tannery joins the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB)
Monday, June 13, 2016 The Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB), initiative promoted by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), has a new tannery among its participants.

JBS, AMCM and Mats join Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification programme
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 JBS Couros, AMCM and Mats Beneficiamento de Couro are the most recent companies to join CSCB, the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification.

Indian scientists enhance gelatine production from tannery waste
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Scientists at the Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR) in Chennai, India, have developed a technology to make high-grade gelatine from materials that otherwise would have...

JBS singled out for efforts to reduce deforestation
Friday, November 28, 2014 JBS has made bigger inroads than any other food company over the past year in efforts to stop deforestation in its supply chain, according to a report entitled 'Supply chains...

Tannery in Vietnam hit with record fine
Friday, November 21, 2014 The Ho Chi Minh City municipal administration has issued a VND6.39 billion ($300,330) fine on a particularly negligent tannery in what is deemed to be the most severe punishment...

China setting new emission limits
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection will establish a new discharge standard for water pollutants emitted from the leather and fur making industry.

India’s leather industry discuss green ideas
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Speaking at the annual Leather Research Industry Get Together at CLRI in Chennai, former Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI)

A clean break
Friday, January 10, 2014 350 Indian Tanneries to stop leather cleaning 3 days before the tradition hoyl dip, or Magh Mela in the Ganges

Hao Duong tannery operations suspended
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Due to violations of environmental regulations, operations at Hao Duong Leather Tanning Joint Stock Company Le Hoang Quan have been immediately suspend by the Department of...

South Dakota cattle deaths
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 4,000 cattle deaths due to storm

India: Australian government to help tackle Ganges pollution
Monday, July 01, 2013 At present, the Ganga is one of the world's five most polluted rivers, and the tannery industry is one of the worst offenders. Engaged in the removal of flesh, fat and hair, as well...

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