Course Description

For many brands and retailers leather sustainability is of growing importance to customers. This leather sustainability course covers some of the key aspects of traceability within the leather supply chain.


Key topics

  • An overview of common leathers types and from which animals
  • Traceability and material sources
  • An overview of the leather making process 
  • Chemical management and risks within the process 
  • Environmental impacts and appropriate stewardship 
  • NGO activity and the Leather life cycle 

Download the course agenda.


Who should attend?

Ideal for those who need to have an overview of sustainability such as those new to sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) roles, supply chain managers, marketers, buyers, and decision makers.


What will delegates receive? 

All course delegates will receive:

  • A complete course manual
  • A certificate of attendance


Complete the booking form

In order to register your place on a BLC training course, please complete the course registration form and email it to training@blcleathertech.com


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Reference

Location

Dates

Status

Price (ex VAT)

Members Price (ex VAT)

Reference: RCT16-17-024

Location: BLC, Northampton, UK

Dates: 14-11-2017

Status: Places Available

Price: £595

Members Price: £495

Directions

By Car

M1

  • From the North: exit at junction 16
  • From the South: exit at junction 15


M6

  • Merges into the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, exit M1 at junction 16


M40

  • Exit at junction 11, arriving in Northampton via B4525 and A43

 

By Train

  • Northampton Station is serviced by London Midlands and is on the Northampton loop of the West Coast Main Line.
  • Northampton is accessible by train from London Euston in the south, and Birmingham New Street and Crewe in the north.
  • A taxi rank is located outside the main entrance of the station.

Testimonials

"BLC smart chemical testing of wet blue saves our business time and money."

Casino Hide Tanners

Australia

"BLC Membership allows us to develop innovative high quality raw materials in order to continue our product improvement programme."

Mulberry

United Kingdom

“10 years of BLC Membership has enabled us to provide continuous assurance of product quality and safety, giving our customers greater confidence in our products.”

ScS

United Kingdom

"All parts of the leather training course were relevant and very informative. I now have a new appreciation for leather!"

Ralph Lauren

United States of America

"I enjoyed the combination of theoretical and practical training on the 4-day leather course."

Asos

United Kingdom

"Through BLC Membership, we have access to technical support for leather product testing, helping us to provide more efficient services to our customers."

William Lamb

United Kingdom

"I enjoyed all of the leather course as a chemist I wanted to understand the whole process of making leather."

Smit & zoon

Netherlands

"We were very impressed by the speaker on BLC's leather training course who had excellent knowledge of the subject."

Next

United Kingdom

"We thought every part of the BLC leather course was very informative and interesting."

John Lewis Partnership

United Kingdom

"I just wanted to say a big thanks for 2 great days of leather education last week."

IKEA

Sweden

"BLC Membership allowed us to use the expertise of BLC to improve our suppliers' environmental performance."

Clarks International

United Kingdom

"I became a BLC Member to take advantage their specification building services and 1-2-1 regulatory advice."

Gheli International

India

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