Communication for Sustainable Development

Adidas to present sustainability targets in Hong Kong conference

Austin Davidsen, Senior Manager in Footwear Materials – Leather, Adidas Group, will be presenting 'Corporate Sustainability Goals and Chemical Management Targets - The Way Forward', at upcoming the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference to be held in Hong Kong on March 30, 2017.

Davidsen specialises in leather sourcing, specifically in footwear materials for Adidas Group. With around 53,000 employees worldwide, Adidas believe sport has the power to change lives.

Other key presentations during the conference include:

‘ZDHC – Chemical Gateway and MRSL conformance for the leather supply chain’ by Frank Michel, Executive Director, ZDHC;
‘Walking the Talk: How the leather chemicals industry is taking action on transparency’ by Michael Costello, Director of Sustainability, Stahl;
‘DNA Labelling, an opportunity for leather supply chain transparency’ by James Hayward, Chairman & CEO, Applied DNA Sciences;
‘Update of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) for Leather’ by Dietrich Tegtmeyer, Vice President, Lanxess.

Jointly organised by the BLC Leather Technology Centre and APLF Ltd, the conference will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 12pm to 5.30pm. Please click here to find out more about the agenda of the conference, the speakers’ profiles, or register to attend.

Sponsors of the 2017 conference include Stahl (platinum), Lanxess (Gold), and Micro-Pak (Bronze). ILM is the official media sponsor.

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