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SUSTAINABILITY OF LEATHER SUPPLY CHAIN AND GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT - Regenesi

SUSTAINABILITY OF LEATHER SUPPLY CHAIN AND GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

April 09, 2019

SUSTAINABILITY OF LEATHER SUPPLY CHAIN AND GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

CONFERENCE "THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THE LEATHER SUPPLY CHAIN AND THE NEW OPPORTUNITIES OF GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN THE FOOTWEAR SECTOR"

Friday 12 April 2019 - H. 9.30 - 13.30
Conference Center at the Stanga
Piazza Zanellato 21 - Padua


From 28 September 2018 the purchases of public administrations for work footwear and leather protection accessories must comply with CAM, the minimum environmental criteria, as required by the Action Plan of the Ministry of the Environment and the Protection of the Territory and the Sea .
Although the criteria defined concern a specific segment, they intervene in one sector, that of leather goods and footwear, which represents one of the strategic sectors of the Italian manufacturing industry.

Chamber of Commerce of Venice Rovigo, Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea and National Unioncamere, as part of the initiatives to promote the minimum environmental criteria (CAM), organize a conference on Friday 12 April entitled "The sustainability of the leather industry and the new opportunities for green public procurement in the footwear sector ".

A seminar on the sustainability of the leather supply chain and the new opportunities for green purchases in the footwear sector which will in particular shed light on the requirements but also on the market opportunities for the sector within the Public Administration. Maria Silvia Pazzi, founder and CEO of Regenesi, will intervene bringing the testimony of a company that, operating also in the leather supply chain, applies the principles of circular economy and environmental sustainability, creating sustainable luxury collections.

Below is the program of the meeting:

Greetings of opening and introduction of the works

- Siro MARTIN Vice-president of the Chamber of Commerce of Venice Rovigo
- Marco CONTE Vice-president of Unioncamere
- Laura SALVATORE Veneto Region


Interventions:

- Environmental criteria for public green procument of footwear: opportunities for the sector
Michela ESPOSITO, UAT Sogesid S.p.A. at the Climate and Energy Department of the Ministry of the Environment

- Suppliers of sustainable technologies in the leather / footwear sector: the Targa Verde project
Andrea FAVAZZI, ASSOMAC

- The obligations of the REACH Regulation for the players in the leather supply chain
Sabrina MORO IACOPINI, REACH Helpdesk, Ministry of Economic Development-ENEA

- The activities of the Naples Experimental Station for the reduction of environmental impact in the light of minimum environmental criteria
Gianluigi CALVANESE, Experimental station for the leather and tanning industry

- Guidelines on eco-toxicological requirements for textiles / footwear and accessories and eco-toxicological requirements for chemical mixtures and industrial waste from manufacturing companies
Mauro ROSSETTI, Director of the Textile and Health Association

- Examples of circularity in the supply chain: regenerated leather and the experience of REGENESI
Maria Silvia PAZZI CEO REGENESI srl

Conclusions:

- Perspective views of CAMs in a logic of competitiveness in the supply chain
Riccardo REFICI, Climate and Energy Department, Ministry of the Environment