Our partners enable the foundation to conduct the work we do and are extremely important in helping us to accomplish our goals.
We welcome partners from across the value chain including Brands, OEMs & Retailers, Leather Manufacturers, Chemical & Machinery Suppliers, Testing and other Service Providers, Farmers, Abattoirs, Meat Packers, Product Manufacturers, Industry NGOs and other organisations and individuals who work within the leather industry.
Partners have the opportunity to engage with us and have their commitment to a sustainable leather industry recognised on our website and we actively encourage promotion of the positive work taking place within the wider value chain.
Routes To Partnership
Our compliance partners are industry related organisations who are involved in the physical manufacturing process of leather. These partners undergo auditing and certification across the environmental, social and governance criteria of sustainability. Compliance partners include:
Leather Manufacturers – Chemical Companies – Machinery Companies – Testing & Verification Providers – Product Manufacturers – Traders – Subcontractors – Farmers – Abattoirs – Meat Packers
Our contributing partners do not have a direct manufacturing process but do represent important aspects of the wider leather value chain and are essential to ensuring the cohesive and harmonised approach to sustainable leather. Contributing Partners include:
Industry NGOs – Certification Organisations – Educational Institutes – Industry Associations – Industry related individuals and consultants
Our licensed partners are the sellers of leather products and goods. These partners are the link between the industry and the consumer and have a responsibility to ensure they are sourcing leather from organisations who uphold the highest standards of sustainability. Licensed Partners include:
Brands – Retailers – OEMs