Not only does the leather trade threaten the innocent lives of animals, but it’s detrimental to the environment as well. The industry requires huge amounts of land, water, and other resources to raise the animals who are then slaughtered for their skin and flesh. The livestock industry has serious environmental ramifications and is one of the world’s largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions.

Source: PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

Statista has reported that the global market value of the leather industry was around $217bn in 2016. Whether farmed for meat, milk, or their skin, each of these animals suffers in extremely cruel conditions. Sign this petition to demand major fashion brands like Prada, Versace, Armani, Michael Kors, Zara, H&M, Coach, Chanel, and more replace animal leather with plant-based alternatives!

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