The Leather Working Group consistently strives to encourage environmental improvement in the leather industry and are proud to have contributed to the below statistics.  LWG monitor and benchmark on our members’ behalf to demonstrate the effectiveness of the group.


Countries with LWG Members & LWG-Certified Facilities

0.79 billion ft2

Traceable finished leather made in LWG-certified facilities


Companies engaged in the LWG from across the global leather supply chain


Finished leather made in an LWG-certified facility (by volume)


LWG-Certified Leather Manufacturers across the globe

5.4 billion ft2

Finished leather produced in LWG-Certified Facilities

4 billion ft2

Wet blue leather made in an LWG-certified facility (by volume)

1.97 billion ft2

Traceable wet blue material made in LWG-certified facilities

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