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Oct 11, 2021

In the latest episode of the ILM podcast, we cover three articles from Dr Mike Redwood on the choice of brands to use plastic materials over leather, the consequences of that choice, and how we should approach the issue as an industry. The three articles are: Using anger wisely, There is a joker in town, and Nature...


Aug 31, 2021

Stephen Sothmann, President of the Leather and Hide Council of America and Tim Lewis, Business Director of creative, marketing and PR specialists, gt&i discuss what’s behind the Real Leather, Stay Different marketing campaign to promote leather as a material to consumers in ILM’s latest ‘View from the Top’...


Jul 19, 2021

Sustainable Leather Foundation Managing Director, Deborah Taylor and Technical Director, Karl Flowers join ILM on the latest podcast to tell us about what the SLF is all about. They outline what the recently launched Transparency Dashboard is all about and discuss their short, medium and long-term aims and aspirations...


Jul 5, 2021

Dr Antonio Polato, CEO of Italian drying equipment specialists, Cartigliano provides listeners with an overview of the latest leather drying techniques and how tanners and finishers can get the best results from drying their leathers using a range of modern techniques. Dr Polato is joined on the Podcast by Vera...


Jun 21, 2021

Today’s podcast centres once again around lowering the carbon footprint of chemicals used in the manufacture of all types of leather using renewable carbon raw materials.

ILM is delighted to welcome back as our special guest, Michael Costello, Group Director of ESG for global leather chemical maker Stahl.

In this...