Course Description

BLC will be holding this essential half-day leather sustainability course in Hong Kong on 22nd November 2017 (venue TBC).

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 and chemical management within the leather supply chain.


Key topics

  • An overview of common leathers types and from which animals

  • Traceability and material sources

  • Environmental impacts and appropriate stewardship 

  • Chemical management and risks within the process 

  • NGO activity and the Leather life cycle 

  • Leather life cycle

There will also be an opportunity for delegates to ask questions around issues they are experiencing in their day-to-day role.

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


Course Prices

Member Rate: USD275 per delegate
Non-members: USD300 per delegate

Discounts are available for multiple bookings, please contact us for more information.


Please read our training terms and conditions.

Register to Attend

For more information about this training course and to register your place, email training@blcleathertech.com. Alternatively, you can click here to complete the registration form on the APLF website

If you have any questions or require further information about APLF, please contact Ms Isabelle Wan at APLF on +852 2516 2131.

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Half Day Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain - Hong Kong

Course Partner

APLF

APLF brings businesses together: an opportunity to meet and greet face to face. We enable businesses from all of the world to meet so that they might find fresh partners, discover new customers and suppliers, and keep ahead of industry developments. APLF organise a number of trade exhibitions which focus on leather, fashion and lifestyle; sectors that are constantly in flux, so visitors and exhibitors alike need to be constantly aware of both the current changes around them and the changes forecast for the future. Inaugurated in 1984, APLF’s event was known as the Hong Kong Leather Fair. It was the city’s first ever ‘Mega-Fair’.  
 
Today, APLF has expanded its scope, currently organising events in Hong Kong and China  covering a wide range of industry sectors. APLF Leather & Materials+ (APLF), now on its 33rd year and considered to be the most international leather exhibition in the world; the Fashion Access which features bags, footwear, leathergoods and all things fashion; and the Shanghai-based All China Leather Exhibition which showcases the best of China-produced leathers.


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Testimonials

"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

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

Asos

United Kingdom

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

Gheli International

India

“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

"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

"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

"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

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

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