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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...


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...


Gold Award for Savi Leathers

16 January 2019

Congratulations to Savi Leathers for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Successful Trader Audit for Viposa SA

14 January 2019

Congratulations to Viposa SA on their recent Trader Audit.


Bronze Award for Masure Dhalluin Fils S A

11 January 2019

Congratulations to Masure Dhalluin Fils S A for achieving a Bronze Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award For Curtume Bannach Ltda

10 January 2019

Congratulations to Curtume Bannach Ltda for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Bronze Award for Galileo s.r.l. (Pont a Egola)

09 January 2019

Congratulations to Galileo s.r.l. (Pont a Egola) for achieving a Bronze Medal Award following their recent audit.


Successful Audit for Galileo s.r.l. (Santa Croce)

09 January 2019

Congratulations to Galileo s.r.l. (Santa Croce) on completion of their recent audit. 


Gold Award for Zhanhua Lianyuan Leather Co Ltd

08 January 2019

Congratulations to Zhanhua Lianyuan Leather Co Ltd for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold award for Wuji Golden Horse Leather Co. Ltd

08 January 2019

Congratulations to Gold award for Wuji Golden Horse Leather Co. Ltd for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Gold Award for Blubrasil Industria e Comercio De Couros Ltda

08 January 2019

Congratulations to Blubrasil Industria e Comercio De Couros Ltda for achieving a Gold Medal Award following their recent audit.


Silver Award for JBS Leather Uruguay SA

07 January 2019

Congratulations to JBS Leather Uruguay SA for achieving a Silver Medal Award following their recent audit.