April Newsletter

Sustainable Leather Foundation Newsletter

Transparency just got visible! Find out more about the launch of our Transparency Dashboard taking place on 19th May 2021 at 2.00 pm, along with all our other development news in this latest edition of the newsletter

SLF’s pathway to no-deforestation and preservation of biodiversity

The Sustainable Leather Foundation believes that through due diligence and respecting the natural balance of ecosystems, the leather industry is well positioned to be a positive driver for a sustainable cycle of production that safeguards against the exploitation of people and finite planet resources.

World Earth Day 2021

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Restoring Our Earth is bigger than one solution or one country’s efforts. We must come together as a global community to make changes, and more importantly make them quickly.

Mulberry launches, The Mulberry Made to Last Manifesto

On Tuesday 20th April 2021, Mulberry England launched The Mulberry Made to Last Manifesto to suppliers and key industry partners, ahead of the public launch which will coincide with World Earth Day on Thursday 22nd April 2021.

SLF’s pathway to a traceable and transparent leather industry

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The Sustainable Leather Foundation believes that traceability and transparency are fundamental elements to provide the leather value chain with adequate socio-environmental safeguards and, from its inception, has held them as key priorities for improved environmental, social, corporate, and operational governance.

Upcoming Collaboration Hub Meetings

Advisory Board Meeting

A reminder of the dates, times and connection information for our next round of collaboration meetings – Facility Governance, Deforestation and Biodiversity, Consumer Communication and Social Responsibility.

Mulberry extends post consumption drive

Leather Production

On Monday 15th March 2021, Mulberry England launched its luxury resale presence on Vestiaire Collective, an online platform that sells pre-loved luxury items. Mulberry are the second approved brand partner on the platform and items from Mulberry’s buy-back and refurbish scheme, Mulberry Exchange are listed on the platform with the “Brand Approved” tag on the […]

March Newsletter

Sustainable Leather Foundation Newsletter

Our latest news round up focuses on fostering relationships, collaboration and partnership!

SLF and Oeko-Tex sign MoU

Signed Agreement

The Sustainable Leather Foundation CIC and the OEKO-TEX® Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the two parties will work collaboratively across a number of areas which will benefit the global leather industry.

Leather Alternatives Put To The Test

Commissioned by Cotance (The European Confederation of Tanners), FILK (an independent Research Institute for Leather and Synthetic Materials) has conducted a study to compare the 9 most commonly “heralded” alternatives to leather and tested them on a range of metrics against the real thing.