Circular Economy on Leather in Retail Conference agenda

United Kingdom
Published:  15 October, 2015

The Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference will take place in central London on December 9 and delegates will hear from David Fitzsimons of NGO Oakdene Hollins, who will be presenting information on how the retail industry can move towards a Circular Economy and the opportunities that it brings to the leather industry.

Oakdene Hollins is a leading research & consulting company that advises on sustainable products and services. The company has been focusing on developing Circular Economy Policy at the European Commission and the development of the European Remanufacturing Council.

Other topics on the Agenda at the half-day (afternoon) conference include:

-        Animal welfare 

-        Reducing cutting waste from product manufacture

-        Challenges with upstream chemical management

-        Using bio based chemicals in leather production

-        Sustainable manufacturing

Further speakers and topics will be announced over the coming weeks. The conference is sponsored by Stahl and Lectra.

For a full agenda and registration please visit

For more information please contact or call +44 (0)1604 679 940.