Sustainability is a hot topic for many brands and retailers and the sustainability of a brand is fast becoming an important purchasing decision for consumers, particularly when it comes to leather products. This half-day leather sustainability course, held in Hong Kong on 20th November 2019, 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 

  • 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.

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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 - Discounted Rates Available

Member Rate: USD$270 per delegate
Non-members: USD$295 per delegate

10% discount available when booking all three leather courses in Hong Kong in November 2019 (Understanding Leather, Mould in Product and Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain).

Please read our training terms and conditions.

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Secure your place on this course by clicking the link below and registering through the APLF website.

If you have any queries do contact us on training@blcleathertech.com

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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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Directions

Course Venue:

Novotel Century Hong Kong
238 Jaffe Road
Wan Chai
Hong Kong

Testimonials

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

Smit & zoon

Netherlands

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

Clarks International

United Kingdom

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Casino Hide Tanners

Australia

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Asos

United Kingdom

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Mulberry

United Kingdom

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United Kingdom

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ScS

United Kingdom

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William Lamb

United Kingdom

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IKEA

Sweden

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

Gheli International

India

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

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