Understand the business case for building a transparent supply chain and learn of practical steps on how to systematically track the source of all animal hides to its origin. During John Graebin’s presentation you will have a better understanding on why transparency is becoming so crucial for business and especially important for leather made products, what can be done today to create a platform for tracing the animal hides used in your products.

John Graebin is a supply chain professional and has been working in the leather and footwear industry since 1992. Having graduated at the Tanning School SENAI RS in Brazil, for the past 26 years he has worked in various positions within the industry with roles in R&D, Sourcing and Operations. John is a member of the Environmental Sustainability & Ethical Sourcing Committee and currently works as Senior Director of Materials at Deckers Brands, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California where he resides.

Premiere Vision SMART seminar series

The seminar forms part of PVL’s series of SMART seminars based around the core theme of material sustainability which has been presented at PVL during recent editions of the fair. The seminar is aimed at any visitors and will be free to attend and will take place at 3.30pm on September 20 during the fair.

The names of speakers and topics will be announced over the next few weeks on this website.