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LWG in Hong Kong, 2019

29 March 2019

In March 2019, the Leather Working Group (LWG) spent a busy week in Hong Kong: first exhibiting at the Asia Pacific Leather Fair (APLF) over 13-15th March and then hosting meetings and events for LWG members on 15-16th March 2019. APLF Based at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), LWG hosted an exhibition stand at APLF, providing information on its environmental programme to new and existing members. The group received over 60 enquiries from across the leather supply chain, with growing interest from Turkey and Pakistan. In addition, Ricky Wilby and Samir Gaur, LWG-approved auditors, were on hand to offer technical advice and support regarding the LWG main...


LWG and Tannery of the Future announce collaboration

26 March 2019

Leather Working Group and Tannery of the Future foundation have announced that they will start an intensive collaboration that will lead to full integration of the Tannery of the Future Sustainability checklist into the Leather Working Group website and programme. LWG’s Manager, Deborah Taylor, and ‘Tannery of the Future' Chair, Antoinette Gast,  have expressed their intent of working together to help the leather industry to become more sustainable and environmentally responsible. The collaboration will lead to the further development of the current Tannery of the Future sustainability checklist that can support tanneries worldwide to fully understand what is...


Successful Audit for Model Tanners

08 March 2019

Congratulations to Model Tanners on completion of their recent audit.