What brands and retailers are looking for from their leather suppliers

Worldwide
Published:  29 October, 2020

The latest free-to-attend webinar organised by ILM in association with theSauerReport and sponsored by Oekotex will explore the key considerations major brands and retailers have around leather sourcing and how suppliers can meet these demands.

Three high-profile presenters will cover a wide range of topics around material sourcing and what tanners can do to better meet brands’ expectations and needs, from sustainability and end-of-life considerations to traceability and the appeal of leather as a natural, long-lasting material.

The webinar, moderated by ILM Editor Isabella Griffiths, will be broadcast on November 18, 2020 at 2pm UK time (3pm CET). It is free-to-attend, subject to approved registration.

Who should watch this webinar?

This webinar is aimed at the whole leather supply chain from meat processors and traders to leather manufacturers and leather using brands, retailers and OEMs.

Webinar speaker programme:

• First presentation: Rodrigo Henriquez, Management, Leather Naturally, “The Beauty, Versatility and Sustainability of Leather”

• Second presentation: Dr Dominik Kinschel, Product Manager, Standard 100 and Leather Standard, Oekotex, “Why transparency in the leather supply chain matters and how to achieve it”

• Third presentation: Nina Conrad, Co-Founder and Sustainability Manager, Leit & Held, “Traceability in the leather industry - from cow to product”

The presentations will be followed by a brief Q&A session.

Webinar overview

Date:Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time: 2pm (UK), 3pm CET.

Duration: ca. 45 minutes.

Cost: Free to attend (participation subject to approval).

Click here to register for FREE.