In 2011, a group of major apparel and footwear brands and retailers made a shared commitment to help lead the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals by 2020. Dr Tsoi will discuss the progress to date and the Joint Roadmap, which is the group’s actionable plan for transforming the global apparel and footwear industry to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals.

The group comprises the following signatory brands – adidas Group, Benetton, C&A, Esprit, G-Star Raw, Gap, H&M, Inditex, Jack Wolfskin, Levi Strauss & Co., L Brands, Li Ning, M&S, New Balance Athletic Shoe, NIKE, Puma and PVH Corp. – and associate members – the Association of the German Sporting Goods Industry (BSI), European Outdoor Group (EOG), GermanFashion Modeverband.

REGISTER NOW to ensure your place at this essential conference and learn more about the way leading brands and suppliers are managing sustainability issues.

Organised by BLC Leather Technology Centre and APLF, the conference is sponsored by BASF, Lanxess Deutschland, Micro-Pak, National Beef, TFL, Trumpler, Zschimmer & Schwarz and International Leather Maker as media sponsor.

For further information email Sue Ivett or call +44 (0) 1604 679999.