How can the leather industry use science and data to improve its image


An important debate for the leather industry will take place on May 27 (Thursday), at 2pm UK time (3pm CET). That’s the webinar How can the leather industry use science and data to improve its image.

Four world experts from the leather sector will share experiences and views on this topic: Kim Sena (JBS Couros), Yoann Regent (Kering) and Sascha Dietrich and Michael Meyer (FILK). The webinar is promoted by the media group ILM and it is free-to-attend. Register here.
JBS Couros – Kim Sena. Sena works as Global Sustainability Manager at JBS Couros. He focuses on eco-efficient solutions for the leather industry, from the optimization of processes to the evaluation of mechanisms to minimize the use of natural resources. Kim was one of those responsible for creating the Kind Leather product and the JBS360 traceability platform.
Kering - Yoann Regent. Biodiversity and animal welfare specialist in the sustainability programs of the Kering group. Yoann's work focuses on building a supply chain for materials (such as leather, furs, and fibers) that meets the highest standards of biodiversity conservation and respect for animal well-being through the implementation of innovative projects, improvement programs, and partnerships.
FILK – Dr. Sascha Dietrich  and Dr. Michael Meyer. FILK is a high-tech institute for testing, analysis and research in the chemical and leather segments, located in Freiberg, Germany. Dr. Sascha Dietrich  (Director of the Testing Laboratory), and Dr. Michael Meyer (Scientific Director and Managing Director) will provide an overview and key findings of the recent comparative study between leather and alternative materials and their characteristics and performance. 
Moderator: ILM Editor Isabella Griffiths