My5

Five Principles that I follow in my life by Mir Asadur Rahman All career paths come with pros and cons, everyone know that. But when anyone know what matters most to themselves, they can be sure that they are choosing the right career path. Guiding principles help anyone to stay focused on what’s important and…

LEATHER: OFTEN COPIED, NEVER EQUALLED

Recently a study was published in MDPI – A pioneer in scholarly open access publishing, Based in Basel, Switzerland named Comparison of the Technical Performance of Leather, Artificial Leather, and Trendy Alternatives by Michael Meyar, Sascha Dietrich, Haiko Schulz and Anke Mondschein. They have carried out research in 3 dierent aspect of leather and different…

A new beginning….

What you have in your hands is the very first issue of a brand-new magazine of ‘Footwear Exchange’. Congratulations! It is with great pleasure that we write this lead-o editorial in ‘Footwear Exchange Magazine’, a publication for everyone interested in the world of leather, footwear, leather goods, accessories, chemical and allied industries. The objectives of…

LWG releases a new version of the Leather Manufacturer Audit Protocol – P7.0

The Leather Working Group’s flagship environmental certification is evolving, with the release of an updated auditing standard for leather manufacturers, featuring more robust criteria and new social, traceability and chemical management requirements. After a six-month period, Protocol 7.0 will replace the existing Protocol 6.7 from 22 August 2021, becoming mandatory across all audits of leather…

LightCastle and COEL published ‘Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Leather and Footwear SMEs’ report

LightCastle Partner, in association with Centre of Excellence for Leather Skill Bangladesh Limited (COEL) published ‘ Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Leather and Footwear SMEs’ report. To gauge the impact of the pandemic on leather product and processing factories, LightCastle conducted a survey on 30 factories in the Bhairab and Kishorgonj area during July, 2020. …