March Newsletter

Sustainable Leather Foundation Newsletter

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

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.

February Newsletter

Sustainable Leather Foundation

Our latest news round up including information on our Advisory Groups, Collaboration, our next Meeting and new team member Terrie!

Terra Carta

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The Sustainable Leather Foundation are proud to be signatories to the Terra Carta.

Inaugural Partnership Meeting

Advisory Board Meeting

On Tuesday 19th January 2021 we held our first Partnership Meeting to update our founding partners and invited guests on the development progress of the Foundation. 78 delegates registered from 57 different organisations across the whole value chain of the leather industry – from leather manufacturers, brands, chemical companies, machinery companies, testing houses, technology providers, […]

Advisory Groups

Advisory Board Meeting

Over the next few weeks, the Sustainable Leather Foundation will be asking members of the Global community to register their interest with the Foundation to be involved as a Technical Expert within the 8 new Advisory Groups: Biodegradability Including in-use and end-of-life aspects Carbon Footprint Including a broader environmental footprint group and sub-groups as below: […]

December Newsletter

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Read our latest updates as we wish you all a safe, healthy & peaceful Holiday Season! Sustainable Leather Foundation – December Newsletter

Gearing up for 2021

Sustainable Leather Foundation Newsletter

Development of the SLF Audit Standard is well advanced now, in preparation for the pilot programme to be conducted during the first quarter of 2021. Following that we will have a period of review and consultation before a public launch of the foundation. Our next meeting of the Advisory Board will take place on Thursday […]

Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting

Advisory Board Meeting

On Monday 9th November, the Sustainable Leather Foundation held its first Advisory Board Meeting to discuss progress and the next steps in bringing the vision of the foundation to life. The Advisory Board is made up of individuals who have been asked to represent different areas of the leather value chain based on their expertise […]