Pangea Joins SLF

We are delighted to confirm that Pangea, one of the world’s leading leather suppliers to the automotive brands, has joined SLF to further demonstrate their deep commitment to a sustainable future. Pangea is a global leather supplier to the world’s leading automotive brands, providing solutions that are driving the future of automotive interiors. Headquartered in […]

UzCharmExpo October 2022

UzCharm Expo, 12th October – 14th October 2022 The Sustainable Leather Foundation is looking forward to attending the UzCharm Expo in Uzbekistan from the 12th to the 14th of October 2022.In addition, there are plans for our Managing Director, Deborah Taylor, to hold a workshop and deliver a presentation on the necessary requirements for tanneries and product […]

SGS Auditors Now Available

We are pleased to Grow our Auditing Team with SGS Auditors now available Did you know that we have SGS auditors that can perform SLF audits as well as our independent auditors?  We understand that the auditing discipline for the leather value chain can sometimes be confusing so we want to help by working together with […]

Introducing Partner Profiles and Dynamic QR Codes

Continuing our development with Partner Profiles and QR Technology Revolutionising the way the leather supply chain accesses information, this month SLF has rolled out their dynamically linked Partner Profiles and QR Codes which directly link up an individual company’s own website, the SLF website and the company’s personal Transparency Dashboard™. It is exciting to see […]

Nothing to Hide Article for World Leather

World Leather’s Nothing to Hide article We are pleased that our work is now starting to support accurate data and transparent information for the industry – this is an excerpt from the most recent “Nothing to Hide” article from World Leather that our Managing Director, Deborah Taylor, contributed to. “The leather industry has been actively […]

We are a living wage employer!

SLF are officially accredited as a living wage employer We are delighted to confirm our accreditation as a Living Wage Employer ensuring we maintain the same high standards that the leather industry to striving to achieve through our supported services.  Did you know that there is a difference between the “Minimum Wage” and the “Living […]

University of Northampton Graduate Fashion Showcase features leather pieces

Students excel with leather pieces in Graduate Fashion Week On Thursday 30th June, SLF attended the Graduate Fashion Showcase at University of Northampton. Seeing how the Institute for Creative Leather Technology (ICLT) and the Fashion School are working together successfully was evident through the work on display. Notably, was the winner of the 3rd year […]

How to deal with Hydrogen Sulphide Gas Course

Going after a tannery silent killer – Enhanced online course “How to deal with hydrogen sulfide” UNIDO, jointly with Common Sense eLearning, has prepared an enhanced on-line training course “How to deal with hydrogen sulfide gas”. Hydrogen sulfide has been called the “silent killer” because it kills victims without warning. It is one of the […]

Mulberry Sustainability Report 2021-2022

Last year Mulberry announced their Made to Last Manifesto,  an ambitious commitment to transform their business to a regenerative and circular model by 2030, which will enable them to achieve their goal of becoming net zero by 2035.  Working with the team at Mulberry England is such a privilege. A Leather Goods Brand that clearly invests in […]