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VF Asia and Deckers join Hong Kong conference discussion panel

Jon Hopper, Director of Leather, VF Asia, and John Graebin, Senior Director of Materials at Deckers Outdoor Corporation, will take part in the discussion panel at the upcoming Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference taking place on March 15, in Hong Kong. 


Making leather has never been so complicated

It seems like a lifetime ago when I was driving that little tannery truck and dropping bags of salt at mud and straw houses as I collected a few hides in the neighbourhood that week. It was a very poor village in the northern part of Brazil, where families subsisted on a few banana trees and a couple of goats and cows grazing in their backyard.