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 […]

World Environment Day 2022

Today is World Environment Day 2022. Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June since 1973, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people across the world. No business or individual is exempt from responsibility in protecting our […]

AutoTech Detroit: June 8th 2022

Our Technical Director, Katie Kutskill, will be on a Panel at the Wards AutoTech: Detroit Event on the 8th of June, discussing “The Sustainability of Materials – Creating a Carbon Neutral Interior”. Come join SLF in engaging about sustainable automotive solutions! SLF is dedicated to ensuring unbiased measurement tools are available for the automotive leather […]

Asian Verification Pvt Ltd, are now registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

We are delighted to see that our regional partner in Pakistan, Asian Verification Pvt Ltd, are now registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for environmental testing, having had their laboratories and offices inspected! Congratulations @Junaid Ahmed and team on your achievement. We are so pleased to have you as part of our SLF family! Asian […]

SLF Dashboard Anniversary

As we approach the one year anniversary of the official launch of the SLF Transparency Dashboard™, we are reflecting on the achievements and work that has taken place.  The idea of the Transparency Dashboard™ was conceived during the first SLF concept conversations that took place in May 2020 and by January 2021 we had published […]