Critical Technologies for Sustainable Vehicle Production Conference 2023 hosted by ITB Group – February 15th and 16th 2023

On the 16th of February, our Technical Director, Katie Kutskill, will be speaking at 1:30pm EST on: ‘Strategic Use of LCA’s – A Comparative Review of Leather and Alternatives.’ Life Cycle Analyses (LCAs) provide a tangible context and a definable output, supporting the industry on sustainable decision-making globally. However, these practical applications largely miss the […]

The Uzbekistan Leather Association – Uzcharmsanoat joins SLF as a Contributing Partner!

We are delighted to confirm that the Uzbekistan Leather Association – Uzcharmsanoat has become an Contributing Association Partner of the Foundation. This follows several visits and meetings in Uzbekistan, with a formal Memorandum of Understanding being signed in October, to establish a programme of support for the Uzbekistan leather industry. We are very much looking […]

New online UNIDO course: “Introduction to treatment of tannery effluents”

“Introduction to treatment of tannery effluents” UNIDO online course launched. Course “Introduction to treatment of tannery effluents” has been developed with industry leading practioners and trainers with the purpose to help students, tannery mangers and technicians to become acquainted with basic principles and methods of tannery effluent. The Course was prepared based on demand from industry […]

REWIND: Real Leather. Stay Different. Documentary

Episode 1: Farming Episode 2: Fashion Episode 3: Food Episode 3: Our Future Leather’s impact on the environment: Good or bad? And is it that simple? Here to provide some balance in the ongoing debate about the use of our land, fast fashion, and our future – Rewind is a new documentary series that […]

Be Prepared for an Emergency – Enhanced online course “First Aid at the Workplace”

UNIDO, jointly with Common Sense eLearning, Red Cross Austria and Sustainable Leather Foundation has prepared an enhanced on-line training course “First Aid at the Workplace”. Emergencies and accidents can strike anywhere and at any time bringing workplace injuries and illnesses with them. Employers and workers may be required to deal with an emergency when it […]

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 […]