Mossop leather is 175 years old and one of the oldest companies in South Africa. They take responsibility for every decision they make and pride themselves on their transparent supply chain. They are aware that everything they do impacts the world around us. Conscious of this result means they are actively involved in creating a more sustainable future in their leather production.
Mossop Leather is the first tannery in the world to plant a Spekboom garden, a wonder plant that will capture 5000kgs of carbon dioxide per year from the atmosphere to help offset not only our Carbon emissions but the industries around it. Read More
Mossop's in-house Research & Development Centre drives sustainable innovations across its supply chain. Using a food industry by-product, they convert waste into renewable materials and participate in various recycling programs.
Mossop recycles 1 million gallons of water each year in its tanning process. Their rainwater harvesting systems and recycling initiatives reduce their reliance on municipality water supply. Read More
It is Mossop's Goal to be part of the LWG. This group assesses leather manufacturers' environmental compliance and performance capabilities and promotes sustainable and appropriate environmental business practices within the leather industry.
Mossop Leather provides the primary resources to the Ma’s Vir Wellington. A local group focuses on caring, feeding, and teaching 160 critically vulnerable and underserved street children between the ages of 3 and 6 years who would otherwise be left to fend for themselves.
Mossop believes in empowering people to reach their full potential and is committed to the wellbeing of their employees and the community.
The Mossop LearnershipProgram gives people from the community of Wellington the chance to gain new skills, empowering them to further their careers with Mossop and beyond.
Wherever possible Mossop Leather source locally. All their suppliers, national and international, use an electronic identification system (EID) to ensure traceability from farm to customer. The suppliers are ISO certified. Suppliers actively measure the impact their product has on the environment through the lifecycle assessment.
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