Campaign for Leather

COTANCE launches its Permanent Leather Promotion Campaign
That’s Life, That’s Leather!

that's life, that's leatherAfter offering in Shanghai the licensing of its Campaign material free of charge in the newly established Executive Committee of ICT, COTANCE decided, in its Bucharest Council meeting of September 26, 2012, the institution of a Permanent Leather Promotion Campaign under the slogan “That’s Life, That’s Leather!”.

Created in 2004, the COTANCE Campaign “That’s Life, That’s Leather!” proved that effective communication to the general public on leather does not need to be prohibitively costly and that even less wealthy leather trade associations can possibly sustain effective activities in one of their core competences: the defence and promotion of leather.

The 2004 Campaign was developed as a “postcard-exercise” where images of the omnipresence of leather in our lives testify to the usefulness of the material and the emotions that it engenders in people. The permanent COTANCE Campaign now launched in Bucharest intends to build on the success of the past and to develop a combination  of traditional and internet based communication tools.

Leather trade associations can join the Campaign by subscribing a simple licence agreement and possibly a voluntary financial contribution.

COTANCE invites leather sector operators to sponsor this initiative.


European Platform for Chemicals


COTANCE is a founding member of CheMI.

CheMI is a platform for downstream users of chemicals in manufacturing industries. It works as a channel for the downstream users in article producing industries to represent their interests and aims at contributing to the successful implementation of REACH.

CheMI was established in 2003. Its members are trade associations representing a variety of sectors and comprising approximately 400.000 companies and 7 million employees, for a turnover of more than € 670 million. CheMI constituency consists mainly of SMEs.

These are the internal rules of its functionning.

CheMI's Position Statements and further information on the CheMI Platform can be obtained by visiting this page.


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