Why transparency in the leather supply chain matters and how to achieve it

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Published:  02 November, 2020
Credit: Lea Ochel

Dr Dominik Kinschel, Product Manager for Standard 100 and Leather Standard at Oeko-Tex, is among the high-calibre presenters in the upcoming free-to-attend webinar “What brands and retailers are looking for from their leather suppliers”, organised by ILM in association with theSauerReport. The webinar will be broadcast on November 18, 2020 at 2pm UK time (3pm CET). To register, please click here.

Kinschel’s presentation, “Why transparency in the leather supply chain matters and how to achieve it”, will explore the challenges companies and suppliers in the apparel industry are facing and the role transparency and sustainability plays in their business strategies. Furthermore, he will provide an overview of Oeko-Tex’s key standards and certifications, including Made in Green and Leather Standard, and how they can help brands and retailers convey their transparency and sustainability measures, particularly to increasingly discerning consumers.

About Dominik Kinschel

Dominik Kinschel graduated with a PhD in Chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne before his lifelong passion for sustainability led him to join the Oeko-Tex association. As Product Manager for the Standard 100 and Leather Standard, he actively leads the development and digitisation of both products and is involved in several stakeholder initiatives.

Register to attend the webinar

To watch and listen to Dominik Kinschel and two other keynote presenters, including Rodrigo Henriquez, Management, Leather Naturally and Nina Conrad, Co-founder and Sustainability Manager, Leit & Held, please click here and register (subject to approval) for the free-to-attend webinar.

Sponsored by Oeko-Tex, the webinar is open to any company or professional individual connected to the leather supply chain, from meat processors and raw materials traders to leather manufacturers, tier-1 suppliers and leather using brands, retailers and OEMs.