Deckers Outdoor to speak at sustainability conference

24 December 2012

BLC and APLF have announced that John Graebin, Director of Materials at Deckers Outdoor Corp. will be sharing his views on tannage choices and sustainability solutions at the forthcoming 'Sustainability in the leather supply chain conference' which will take place during the next APLF in Hong Kong.

BASF AG and Leather International will be amongst the sponsors of the event.
This event, organised by BLC in partnership with APLF at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 26 March 2013 (PM), will focus on the highly topical issue of sustainability in leather production which features prominently on the agenda of all stakeholders in the supply chain.

Join us to find out more about the following key subjects:

  • The impact of raw material on the environmental footprint
  • The carbon footprint debate
  • Building sustainability into leading global brands
  • Sustainable chemical options
  • Security and sustainability within the supply chain
  • Avoiding toxic chemicals

Register now at or for further information, please contact either Sue Ivett [email protected]  at BLC or  Ida Kwok [email protected]  at APLF.

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