Welcome to the news section. Here you will find recent updates from the Leather Working Group and details of audit awards for leather manufacturers.



News List

LWG Main Member Meeting – Milan 2018

11 October 2018

The LWG, now in its 13th year, held its second full Member Meeting of 2018 in Milan, Italy on Friday 28th September, immediately following the Lineapelle Leather Fair. The full day conference was attended by over 110 delegates, following a productive week of LWG meetings, including a two-day LWG Auditors Meeting and meetings of the Supplier Sub-Group (SSG), Animal Welfare Group (AWG) and the Executive Committee (EC). A Networking Reception was also hosted to allow members to gather in a more informal setting. Delegates were briefed on the increased membership and scope of LWG, noting that the group has continued to see healthy growth in the number of members across all sectors, as well...


Bronze Award for Rinaldi Conceria SRL

16 October 2018

Congratulations to Rinaldi Conceria SRL for achieving a Bronze Medal Award following their recent audit.


Protocol 6.6 Now Launched!

01 October 2018

We are pleased to announce that Protocol 6.6 is now published! Protocol 6.6 is available to audit against from 1st October 2018.  In line with LWG’s commitment to ensure adequate preparation notice is given, there will be a 6-month introduction period where leather manufacturers can choose to use the existing P6.5.3 or the new P6.6.  From 1st April 2019, P6.6 will become mandatory and P6.5.3 will be removed from circulation. Key Changes to the Protocol include:  Housekeeping:  This is one of the most impactful changes to the current protocol.  From 6.6.0, the Housekeeping Section will become a critical scoring section.  It is no...


Gold Award for Ruitai (Zhangpu) Leather Co., Ltd

09 October 2018

Congratulations to Ruitai (Zhangpu) Leather Co., Ltd for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award for KKSK Leather Processors (P) Ltd

05 October 2018

Congratulations to KKSK Leather Processors (P) Ltd for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Successful Trader Audit for PMP Proveedora de Materia Prima SA De CV

04 October 2018

Congratulations to PMP Proveedora de Materia Prima SA De CV on successful completion of their recent Trader Audit.

 


Successful Trader Audit for Unileather de Couros Ltda

17 September 2018

Congratulations to Unileather de Couros Ltda on successful completion of their recent Trader Audit.


Gold Award for Vaigai Leather Corporation

04 October 2018

Congratulations to Vaigai Leather Corporation for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Successful Trader Audit for Blue Leather Industria de Couro Ltda

17 September 2018

Congratulations to Blue Leather Industria de Couro Ltda on successful completion of their recent Trader Audit.


Silver Award for Sanguan Kit Tannery Co Ltd

14 September 2018

Congratulations to Sanguan Kit Tannery Co Ltd for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award for Maideen Leathers (Kalamavur)

12 September 2018

Congratulations to Maideen Leathers (Kalamavur) for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Silver Award for ZheJiang Tong Tian Xing Group Joint Stock Co., Ltd

11 September 2018

Congratulations to ZheJiang Tong Tian Xing Group Joint Stock Co., Ltd for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.