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LWG Membership

Organizations that want to actively support Leather Working Group by contributing towards the development of tools and projects for a more sustainable future, can join us through membership:

  • Brands & retailers
  • Suppliers of chemicals, machinery, testing, data services etc.
  • Agent traders (traders without a warehouse)
  • Groups & associations
  • NGOs & CSOs
  • Finished product manufacturers

Apply for LWG Membership

LWG Certification

Actors within the leather manufacturing supply chain can obtain LWG Certification by completing an audit against one of the LWG audit standards to a required level:

  • Leather manufacturers
  • Leather traders (with a warehouse)
  • Subcontractors
  • Commissioning manufacturers

Apply for an audit


As a multi-stakeholder organization, we understand the value of forming meaningful partnerships and working with experts to achieve our shared goals. 

At Leather Working Group, we collaborate with many different organizations working in a similar or parallel space to us, to ensure full industry alignment and to minimize duplicative efforts. 

We have collaborated with organizations such as:

  • 1% for the Planet
  • Leather Naturally
  • National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
  • Solidaridad
  • Textile Exchange 
  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
  • ZDHC

Find out more about our collaborations

Already an LWG Member?

Our existing members can access the private member only area by clicking the link below. Here, you can view your member data, access exclusive member-only content, and much more. Click the button below to find out more.

Access the Member Area here