VF Corp and Adidas to speak at APLF Sustainability conference

Hong Kong
Published:  19 March, 2015

Places are booking fast for the ‘Sustainability in the leather supply chain conference’ at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 31, 2015. This year speakers from two leading international retail brands will present at the conference.

The future supply of leather is dependent on a sustainable value chain. The production of a sustainable material relies on a respect for natural resource depletion and a focus on critical areas where improvements can contribute positively to the sustainability profile of the product.

Full speaker programme:

  • Promoting sustainability through animal welfare standards

Paul Littlefair, Head of International, RSPCA

  • Game changing chemical solutions for green crust technologies

Dr Dietrich Tetgtmeyer, VP Innovation and Leather Industry Relations, Lanxess Deutschland GmbH

  • Green fungicide technologies

Dennis Dalton, Founder and CEO, Zenith Industrial Chemicals Pte Ltd

  • Latest industry standard-setting innovation: EasyWhite Tan

Claus Reineking, Global Product Management Wet End Chemicals and Dyes on behalf of Stahl

  • ZDHC – Five years on, where are we today and where we want to be tomorrow

Lyn Ip, Sr. Director Global EHS, Social and Environmental Affairs Department for Adidas-Group

  • Development in chemical management with CHEM-IQ

Kitty Man, Director of Product Stewardship, VF Group

  • Product environment footprint – challenges and opportunities

Paul Pearson, Secretary, International Council of Tanners (ICT)

Register now to ensure that you do not miss this unique opportunity to hear from brands and experts on a number of relevant topics relating to sustainability of leather across the global supply chain.

Organised by BLC Leather Technology Centre and APLF Ltd, the conference is sponsored by Lanxess Deutschland, Stahl International, Tanac, Zenith Industrial Chemicals (Asia) and International Leather Maker (ILM) are the media sponsor.

For further information email info@blcleathertech.com or call +44 (0) 1604 679999.