Navigating Sustainable Leather: OEKO-TEX® and ZDHC Paving the Path Forward

20 March 2024
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Main Stage, Hall 3C, HKCEC

Abstract: In this presentation you will discover the essential aspects of leather certification, ensuring compliance, building trustworthiness, and maintaining competitiveness against vegan alternatives. Learn more about the collaborative efforts between ZDHC and OEKO-TEX®, focusing on safe chemical practices and transparent, sustainable leather production using the OEKO-TEX®  STeP framework. We’ll uncover the significance of OEKO-TEX® LEATHER STANDARD certification in addressing global challenges within the leather industry and answering the question, “Why certify leather?”. Join us for this interactive seminar, featuring expert speakers, to learn more about how to shape a sustainable future in the leather sector by aligning with global environmental standards.


Group Chief Commercial Officer
Group Product Manager Leather Standard

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We bring leather, material and fashion businesses together: an opportunity to meet and greet face to face. We bring them from all parts of the world so that they can find fresh partners, discover new customers or suppliers and keep ahead of industry developments.


We organise a number of trade exhibitions which focus on fashion and lifestyle: sectors that are constantly in flux, so visitors and exhibitors alike need to be constantly aware both of the changes around them and those forecast for coming seasons.


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