Latest Developments in MRSL Compliance, Supply Chain Traceability and Chemistry in Waste Water to be discussed at Sustainability Conference

Latest Developments in MRSL Compliance, Supply Chain Traceability and Chemistry in Waste Water to be discussed at Sustainability Conference

Did you know over 1/3 of manufacturers suggest sourcing environmentally compliant chemicals is a priority?

A recent survey reported in Ecotextile suggests that transparency, environmentally preferred chemistry, MRSL awareness and compliance are some of the biggest challenges facing manufacturers and brands.

Find out more by joining us at the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference on Thursday 16th November 2017, where our industry leading speakers will discuss Chem-MAP, the latest MRSL compliance and verification system; the importance of transparency and traceability in supply chains; waste water compliance and the potential negative impact of chemistry in waste water and water courses.

Jointly organised by BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd (BLC) and International Leather Maker (ILM), the conference is sponsored by Stahl, Smit & zoon and TFL, and is supported by Lonza.  

This year’s half-day conference will be held at One Great George Street, London. Places are filling up fast so don't forget to REGISTER NOW!

View the agenda and find out more about the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference 2017.

Register today - Complete the registration form.

 

Conference Agenda

This year’s recently confirmed conference agenda incorporates exciting and forward-thinking leather sustainability topics:

12.15      Registration Tea/Coffee

12.45      Opening Remarks

13.00      NEXT on Modern Slavery - The Importance of Transparency
Chris Grayer, Next Holdings Ltd

13.30      Modern Slavery Act Update
Speaker to be confirmed

14.00      Full Traceability in Cattle Supply Chains, New Opportunities in Brazil
Nathalie Walker, National Wildlife Federation

14.30      Product Passport – Transparency in Chemistry
Pim Wilgenburg, Smit & zoon

15.00      BREAK

15.30      Cleaning up the Ganges: A Public Private Partnership for the Kanpur leather cluster
Michael Costello, Stahl

16.00      ZDHC: The Implementation Experience
Frank Michel, ZDHC

16.30      Introducing ChemMAP – a new system to verify upstream chemical formulations
Peter Gregory, Vert-Tex

17.00      Open Panel Discussion – Sustainability: The Big Picture - Sponsored by TFL
Panel Members:

Dr. Jürgen Christner, TFL 
               Hugues Pichon, LVMH 
               Phil Townsend, Marks & Spencer 
               Tara Luckman, ASOS
               Michelle Linderman, Crowell & Moring                                     

17.30      Close

View the agenda and find out more about the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference 2017.

 

 

Prices

The cost of the conference will be £310 + VAT per delegate and will be invoiced at the time of registration.

Discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same company:

  • 5% discount for the second delegate registered
  • 10% discount for the third delegate and any subsequent delegates registered

A 3.5% administration fee will be applied to all credit card payments. Payment must be received prior to the date of the conference otherwise attendance may be refused.

 

Register Your Place Today

Don't miss out on this leading leather sustainability conference. Register your attendance today by completing the registration form and returning it to Deborah Taylor at: deborah@blcleathertech.com

 

Sponsorship opportunities

If you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Maria Wallace at: maria@edifydigitalmedia.com or Jackie Trailor at: jackie@edifydigitalmedia.com

View the agenda and find out more about the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference 2017.

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