We Are The
Leather Working Group

Welcome to Suppliers

Our supplier members include:  Chemical Suppliers, Machinery Suppliers, Technology Suppliers and Agent Traders

Membership of the LWG offers the opportunity to directly understand the environmental objectives set by the brands and the pressures on the leather sector through third parties. 

Other benefits of membership include:
1. Input and representation for the suppliers during the process
2. Involvement in a forum that supports the promotion of continual improvement in environmental performance
3. The opportunity to network and effect positive change in conjunction with industry peers

Chemical Suppliers, Machinery Suppliers and Technology Suppliers - please click here for our Supplier Membership Proposal Pack

Agent Traders - please click here for our Agent Trader Membership Proposal Pack

For more information about routes to membership for Traders, please click here

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Leather Manufacturer
Certifications

Our objective is to develop/maintain a protocol that assesses the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers and promotes sustainable environmental practices.

Who
we are

Our objective is to develop/maintain a protocol that assesses the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers and promotes sustainable environmental practices.

350

Leather Manufacturer
Certifications

Join us today

Our philosophy on membership is that brands and suppliers fund the group through annual subscriptions, while leather manufacturers are assessed via the LWG Environmental Audit Protocol.

Meetings

The LWG hold two meetings annually, one in March/April to coincide with APLF in Hong Kong and one held in September/October alternating between Europe and America each year.

Meetings
How We Work

The Leather Working Group is made up of representative parties from different areas of the product supply chain including major brands, tanners, technical experts and other industry representatives. An Executive Committee is elected from the membership of the LWG by its members.

How We Work
Our current members
Latest News
Pallavaram CETP Update - 19 June 2018

We can confirm that the Pallavaram CETP has now been given a revocation notice, with renewal consents granted following an inspection visit by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on 16th June 2018.

The renewal consents are granted until 31 October 2018 subject to conditions being met during that period, as outlined in the revocation order.  Should any member wish to see the Revocation Order, please contact Deborah@leatherworkinggroup.com

LWG will continue to stay in contact with the CETP to ensure that the conditional work is carried out within the timeframe outlined.