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LWG Regional Meeting in Brazil 2019

22 October 2019

We are pleased to announce that the next LWG Regional Meeting will take place in Brazil on Wednesday 6th November 2019, from 9am to 4pm at the Locanda Hotel in Novo Hamburgo.

The meeting will provide an update on LWG's most recent workstreams, feature external speakers on traceability and offer information on the LWG Trader Audit Protocol.

Visit our meeting registration page to view the agenda or register your attendance.


LWG Launches 'Tannery of the Future - Are You Ready for an Audit?' Self-Assessment

10 October 2019

The Leather Working Group (LWG) is pleased to announce the launch of the 'Tannery of the Future - Are You Ready for a Audit?' self-assessment questionnaire. The collaboration between LWG and the Tannery of the Future (TOTF) foundation was announced at the LWG Member Meeting in Hong Kong in March 2019.  The original Tannery of the Future Sustainability Checklist was designed as an awareness tool, particularly focused on providing information to smaller tanneries in less developed countries. By bringing TOTF into the LWG programme, the checklist has been integrated into the existing LWG 'Are You Ready for an Audit?' questionnaire and relaunched as a...