The British Fur Trade Association (BFTA) is a member of the International Fur Trade Federation (IFTF). The IFTF promotes strict codes of practice that meet or exceed established and accepted animal welfare standards for wild and farmed fur. The BFTA and IFTF strongly condemn cruelty to animals and do not trade in endangered species.
The welfare of wild or farmed fur species is of paramount interest to the fur sector.
The BFTA contributes towards worldwide animal conservation and welfare programmes through its membership of the IFTF. The IFTF is a member of the IUCN (also known as the World Conservation Union) whose mission is to “conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and sustainable”.
Wild or farmed, fur is a natural, renewable and sustainable resource that is kind to the environment and respectful of animals’ welfare
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