With a focus on social responsibility, KACYYOM bags are produced with leather that is sustainably sourced from an Italian tannery that is both socially and environmentally responsible. KACYYOM is proud to work with leather tannery who uses water-based finishing processes to reduce the emissions of carbon dioxide and solutions aimed at minimising the impact that hides treatment has on the environment. They produce leather with purpose to minimize their impact on the health and the environment during the production phase as well as in the recycling and disposal phases.
Below are certifications and awards they are recognized for:
Environmental Management System Certified.
They operate in compliance with the requirements set forth by the UNI EN ISO 14001:2004 standard, in the design and production of finished leathers through tanning, re-tanning, dyeing and finishing treatments.
The “Gold LWG Award” recognized
The ”Gold LWG Award” recognition is an important award bestowed for its good ethical, environmental and safety practice in the processing of hides.
The Award is given by the Leather Working Group.The Leather Working Group (LWG) is made up of member brands, retailers, product manufacturers, leather manufacturers, chemical suppliers and technical experts that have worked together to develop a environmental stewardship protocol specifically for the leather manufacturing industry.
DER BLAUE ENGEL
Blauer Engel, the German government certification, proves the ecological quality of the leathers produced by our leather tannery.
Blauer Engel-certified products further protect the environment and the health of people thanks to a series of tangible benefits:
- lower consumption of water during the various production phases;
- use of raw materials produced in a sustainable fashion;
- sound use of resources during the production or disposal phases;
- absence of harmful effects on the health and the environment because of the low of emissions;
- easy to recycle.
Thanks to the constant research of innovative and sustainable solutions, our leather tannery is one of the 5 companies chosen to take part to the GREEN L.I.F.E. project (Green Leather Industry for the Environment), financed by the European Commission. Green LIFE’s primary goal consists in reducing the environmental impact of the various segments of the tanning sector.