The objective of this
multi-stakeholder group is to develop and maintain a
protocol that assesses the compliance and environmental
performance of tanners and promotes sustainable and
appropriate environmental business practices with in
the footwear leather industry.
The group seeks to improve the tanning industry by creating
alignment on environmental priorities, bringing visibility
to best practices and providing suggested guidelines
for continual improvement.
It is the group's objective to work transparently, involving
suppliers, brands, retailers, leading technical experts
within the leather industry, NGOs, academic institutions
and other stakeholder organisations.