JBS Couros to present at the 2019 Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference

JBS Couros to present at the 2019 Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference

Fernando Bellese, Marketing and Sustainability Manager at JBS Couros will present a new approach to leather processing at the Sustainability Conference to be held on 14th March at the Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre.

Anticipating market demands and driven by consumers requirements, JBS Couros has been working in the last couple of years to redesign its processes and approach to leather making, in order to generate considerable sustainability gains to its value chain, from farms to finished products, promoting transparency and cleaner production methods in line with the most demanding trends.

 

About Fernando Bellese

Marketing & Sustainability - JBS Couros
Fernando Bellese has worked in JBS Couros since 2011. He has an MBA from The Federal University of Uberlândia in Brazil and a Masters in Tourism, Environment and Development from King´s College - London. 

With more than 10 years of experience in the leather industry, Fernando has participated in different Marketing and Sales projects focused on the international leather industry. 

He has also been engaged actively in different national and international initiatives such as Leather Naturally, Leather Working Group, the Brazilian Roundtable of Sustainable Livestock and the Brazilian Special Commission for the Research of Sustainable Leather Production Processes, participating directly in important discussions involving the worldwide leather industry about innovation, supply-chain, traceability, carbon footprint, environment, transparency, animal welfare and the promotion of leather globally.

 

About JBS Couros

For JBS Couros sustainability is a matter of taking care of every detail in the leather value chain, promoting transparency, reliability and respect for clients.

As an important global leather supplier to the automotive, furniture, shoes and leather goods industries, JBS is constantly working to ensure the sustainability of its operations. A pioneering socio-environmental monitoring system to assess its cattle suppliers, sound policies to ensure animal welfare, responsible management of chemicals, ongoing investments in technologies and cleaner production methods are some of the projects that make JBS Couros a reference for the leather sector.

Through the use of independent schemes, international certifications and participation in multi-stakeholder initiatives, the company maintains a transparent communication with the market and promotes the creation of more sustainable practices throughout the industry.

JBS Couros has 17 LWG certified plants, all of them scoring 100% for traceability.

 

Limited Places Remaining - Register Today

The Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference 2019 is nearly full. If you would like to reserve one of the last remaining places, you need to register online today.

Single Delegate Rates
Standard: US$385
Eurofins | BLC Member/APLF Exhibitor: US$355 (login for discount code)

Multiple Delegate Rates (2nd and 3rd delegates etc)
Standard: US$370
Eurofins | BLC Member/APLF Exhibitor: US$340 (login for discount code)

The conference, sponsored by SilvateamStahl, JBS Couros, Edizioni AF, Deichmann and Conseil National du Cuir will take place from 12:00 to 17:00 in room N101 B at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. 

Further information about the event can be found on the conference webpage.

We look forward to seeing you there.

6 March 2019

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