DERMA LEATHER is an audited member of the Leather Working Group (LWG), having obtained the Silver Medal.
The Leather Working Group was founded in 2005.
It is a multi-stakeholder group made up of brands, retailers, leather manufacturers, suppliers and technical experts. The group’s objective is to develop and maintain an environmental auditing protocol that assesses the environmental stewardship and compliance of leather manufacturers, while promoting sustainable and environmental business practices.
LWG has more than 400 members made up of brands, leather manufacturers and suppliers. LWG audited tanneries can be found globally and represent approximately 20% of the world’s production of footwear leather and 16% of total leather volume.