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    Session 3 | Sustainable Shoe Materials, Certifications, and Standards

    With a range of new materials coming out, how do you really know which ones are sustainable and which ones are not? What are the new materials that work for footwear, and who can I buy them from? What groups and standards should I know about so I can make more informed decisions when it comes to design, development, and production using these materials? What percent recycled, bio, or other are standard? Yes, we cover all this and more.


    Session 3 focus:

    • New types of Environmentally Preferred Materials (EPM)
    • What the industry standards are for EPMs
    • What groups or bodies oversee recycled content, bio content, etc.
    • What is an LCA?
    • Formulating a real strategy to transform your lines with EPMs
  • Session 3 Expert Speakers

    Director and Sustainability Leader,

    Chief Sustainability Officer,

    PrimeAsia Leather Company

    Sustainability & Circularity,

    Circuthon Consulting

    Vice President of Sustainable Business Development,

    ISA Tan Tec

    Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer,


    Product Strategy Manager, Natural Fiber Welding

    Co-Lead, Global Sustainability,
    Lenzing Group

    Head of Chem-MAP Consulting
    Eurofins BLC

    Global TPE T&I Director,

    Chief Marketing Officer,

    Director, Account Management,

    Dynamic Foam

    Key Account Manager, Jones & Vining

    Chief Certification Officer, Green Circle Certified

    Director, Technical Consulting & Supply Chain Solutions, Inspections, Audits and Assessments,

    Bureau Veritas Consumer Product Services, Inc.

    Senior Materials Manager, Footwear,


    Global Polyurethanes Elastomers Application Manager,

    The Footwearists

    Senior Vice President,

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