A tough story of leather

A journey into the tanning industry via the Santa Croce District

This report has been produced by Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo (CNMS) and the Campagna Abiti Puliti in 2016. A Tough Story of Leather analyses the situation for workers in the Italian tanning industry. This research, which forms part of the Change your Shoes project, focuses on the so called Leather Republic: the Santa Croce District.