ICEC cooperates with many trade associations and institutions operating in the leather and related industry supply chain, on the issues of quality, environment, product, chemical safety and in the workplace, traceability, ethics, that means SUSTAINABILITY.
The scope is to foster the cultural exchange of competences and experiences, to take advantage of sectorial synergies, to promote quality culture, to make the customers aware of sustainability matters, to cooperate in order to draft national or international reference documents for leather sector.
The informative exchanges take place also in occasion of the main exhibitions (es: Lineapelle, other leather sector fairs).
The above mentioned cooperations are for example with CNMI (Camera Nazionale Moda Italiana), Assopellettieri (Italian association of leather goods producers), AIP (Italian association of fur producers), Assocalzaturifici (Italian association of footwear producers), UNIC (Italian association of tanneries), UNPAC (Italian association of tanning auxiliaries producers), Consorzio Vera Pelle al Vegetale e Consorzio Conciatori Ponte a Egola, Assomac, and some NgOes like WWF ed NWF.
ICEC is member of ALPI (Test laboratories and Independent certification bodies association) and of AICQ (Italian association for quality culture).
All the activities are performed with professionalism and respecting the regulations about impartiality, privacy and absence of interest conflicts, thanks to the accreditations that ICEC makes use of (e.g. Accredia).