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Pittards Ethiopia Part of Tree Planting Record

Community, Ethiopia / 31st July 2019

29 July 2019: Pittards Ethiopia planted 7,500 trees as part of a national scheme to plant over 200 million seedlings in one day. The initiative was part of a wider government reforestation scheme that has a target to plant four billion trees as currently,...

Dr Liam Fox Opens New Pittards Shoe Factory in Ethiopia

Ethiopia / 20th November 2017

British International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox has opened Pittards’ new shoe factory during a recent visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where he announced that the UK has doubled the amount of export finance it is making available to support UK-Ethiopia bilateral trade. Pittards...

CNN Talk Ethiopian Fashion on the U.S. Highstreet

Ethiopia / 28th October 2014

Follow the link below to see Pittards’ Ethiopian operations in full swing as featured on the CNN international news website. http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/10/13/spc-marketplace-africa-leather-gloves-a.cnn.html

Pittards in Ethiopia the subject of BBC News Online feature

Ethiopia / 25th October 2013

Pittards history and long experience of manufacturing in Ethiopia is the subject of an article on the BBC News online. Published on 24th October, it details the growth of the gloving operation in Addis Ababa as well as our tannery south of the city....

Pittards Support for Ethiopian Olympic Team

Ethiopia / 30th July 2012

Pittards is one company which won’t mind too much if the weather cools off during the Olympic Games. We have created special jackets for the Ethiopian Olympic team who were concerned that a major change in temperature could affect their performance. Pittards has had...

Pittards Opens Leather Goods Factory in Ethiopia

Ethiopia / 4th November 2011

Pittards has a long history of involvement with Ethiopia and has been a trading partner for around 100 years. It has won several awards for its contribution to the country, from assistance with local schools and environmental programmes to improving the quality of local...

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