APLF's Sustainability Steering Committee



Yves Morin

Conseil National du Cuir – CNC
Chairman of the Sustainable Leather Forum Organising Committee




"Yves Morin is French, he heads the international consulting firm: “Yves Morin Consulting”, dedicated exclusively to the establishment of the Corporate Social Responsibility in companies and organisations of professions in the leather, footwear, leather goods, gloves and fashion industries.

On behalf of the “Conseil National du Cuir - CNC” (French National Leather Council), he is in charge to organize the first “Sustainable Leather Forum” in Paris, on September 16th 2019, and is the Chairman of the Organizing Committee.

Since 2001, he delivers speeches during international conferences worldwide about Corporate Social Responsibility and about Sustainability in these industries.

As one of the very first expert on those topics, since 2004, he is a visiting Professor at Lyon University - Jean Moulin (France) where he gives a course on “Social audits and Environmental audits” in an MBA curriculum about CSR.

For 20 years, from 1997 to 2018, he was the Chief Executive Officer of the French CTC Groupe, the international leader in research, training, consulting, testing and quality assurance for the leather industries.

Since 2010 he is President of the UITIC (International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians) and was in charge of organizing several congresses:2013 in Dongguan (China) "CSR: a Challenge for the Footwear Industry", 2016 in Chennai (India) "Future Footwear Factory" and 2018 in Porto (Portugal) "From Fashion to Factory".

Yves Morin, is the Chairman of the Council of Experts of the “APLF Materials+ Sustainability Programme”.

Yves Morin holds an MBA in Management from EM Lyon Business School, as well as a Master in Political Science and a Master in Finance from Lyon University - Jean Moulin (France)."