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The SLF sent a big thank you to our speakers today Dr Warren Bowden, Matthea van Staden, Vikrant Pratap, Jose G., Karl Flowers and to all those who attended our Inaugural Partnership Meeting!
In 2015, faced with the continuous problems that arise on our planet, a new model of peace and prosperity for people and the planet is born, now and in the future which is called Sustainable Development Goals SDGs, writes Leath3r
As consumers become more engaged with sustainability issues, circularity could be the key that unlocks the door to a more sustainable future. But the way in which value is created in circular systems is radically different from the way it is created in linear systems. Without durability, there is likely to be a significant erosion of product value.
I am proud to be part of the leather industry, an industry that has been making huge progress to manufacture a sustainable material, bringing comfort, luxury and joy to consumers, writes Egbert Dikkers, Global Director Sustainability at Smit & Zoon.
Bio Market Insights spoke with Thomas Heinen, from Heinen leather, about the leather industry shifting towards more sustainable practices, innovation and reducing the carbon footprint. Heinen, CEO of the 130-year-old company, shares his views on leather as part of a global shift to environmental consciousness. Report by One4Leather.
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