Leather Brand Bellroy to Speak at Hong Kong Sustainability Conference

Leather Brand Bellroy to Speak at Hong Kong Sustainability Conference

Sarah Nichols of Bellory, the Australian-based leather wallet and accessories brand has confirmed that she will be speaking at the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference, taking place on 14th March 2019.

 

Bellroy will be joining the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain conference in 2019 to talk about how Bellroy values leather as a core material in its products and the work it does with its suppliers and customers to benefit people, animals and the environment. 

This established Australian brand has worked hard to acknowledge and reduce the environmental impact of their products; Bellroy believes that the best way to do this is to work with the industry to improve environmental practices at every stage of the supply chain and to design products that are used and loved for a long time.

 

About Sarah Nichols

Sarah Nichols was appointed as General Counsel of Bellroy in July 2015.

Bellroy believes that business can be a force for good and is constantly pursuing better ways to conduct its business in the world.  As General Counsel, Sarah is a member of Bellroy’s World Flourishing Committee which oversees all Bellroy’s corporate activities related to environmental sustainability, transparency in the supply chain and human and animal welfare.

Bellroy is a member of the Leather Working Group and, since 2016, Sarah has been the chair of the Animal Welfare Sub-Group.

Sarah has a BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto, an LLB from Dalhousie University and and LLM from Melbourne University.

Find out more at bellroy.com

 

Conference Agenda

Eurofins | BLC and APLF promise to have an exciting line-up of industry speakers from across the leather supply chain to speak around topics include:

  • Recycled materials, new techniques and uses
  • Challenges of chemical compliance and recycled materials
  • Sustainability of the production of tanning extracts
  • Vegetable tanning and potential benefits
  • Industry impacts of raw material prices
  • Synthetic materials and alternative materials to leather
  • Consumer demands and vegan buying habits
  • ‘Generation Z’ perception of leather and projected market changes

There will also be a discussion panel where delegates will have the chance to put their sustainability questions to an experienced set of industry specialists from different fields.

 

Prices - Discounts Available for Eurofins | BLC Members

Single Delegate Rates
Standard: US$385
Eurofins | BLC Member/APLF Exhibitor: US$355

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

 

Register Your Place Today

Sustainability within the leather sector is an increasingly talked-about subject and now has the floor in some brand and retailer board rooms and AGMs. If your brand needs answers to key sustainability questions, why not attend the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference and get the answers you need straight from the industry experts.

To register your place, complete the online registration form on the APLF website.

If you have any questions about the registration process, email Chi On Kwok via ChiOn.Kwok@ubm.com.

For any questions about the event itself, please contact Peter Hughes via info@leathersustainability.com.

24 January 2019

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