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World Leather Day – March 30th 2022

World Leather Day 2022 will be introduced on March 30 by Leather Working Group (LWG) and Leather Naturally (LN), with the aim of getting everyone talking about leather.

APLF Dubai: Royal Smit & Zoon hosts Reception

Let's RE-Connect in Dubai. Join our reception on March 29.

APLF Dubai: ILM Conference ‘Future Trends in a Post-COVID Leather Industry’

On March 29, Royal Smit & Zoon will host a conversation about 'Enabling positive change in the leather industry' during the half-day hybrid conference ‘Future trends in a post-Covid leather industry’ at APLF Dubai, co-organised by International Leather Maker and APLF.

Screened Chemistry Certification

Zeology is awarded with the ToxFMD Screened Chemistry® Certificate

Zeology, now awarded with the ToxFMD Screened Chemistry® Certificate, will be added to the partnering ZDHC brands’ shared Preferred Chemical List (PCL) and to CleanChain

Green Product Award 2022 Nomination for Zeology

We are pleased to announce that Zeology is one of the nominees for the Green Product Award 2022 in the category New Materials.

Royal Smit & Zoon mourns the loss of Martin Heise

With great sadness, we announce the loss of Martin Heise. Martin passed away on December 9th after a long period of illness.

Royal Smit & Zoon

After officially receiving the predicate “Royal” in September we are proud to present our new Royal Smit & Zoon logo. Also, we will carry the name Royal Smit & Zoon in our communication.

Awarded scholarship Link to Progress by Smit & Zoon

Today, we want to share with you the story of a girl who became a woman. Her name is Atyang Daphine, a girl from Uganda, who got awarded a scholarship by Link to Progress to study from 2017-2020.

Prince Charles

Prince Charles advocates leather at G20 in Rome

He wished “people knew the value” of ethically-produced leather in the “circular economy” over plastic or “strange spun” synthetic material.

Environmental sustainability

Environmental Sustainability Explained in two webinars

Smit & Zoon invites you to join two webinars on the topic of Sustainability and LCA. Register for free.

Royal Smit & Zoon receives EcoVadis GOLD CSR Rating

We are proud to announce that Royal Smit & Zoon has received an EcoVadis GOLD medal. With this recognition, Royal Smit & Zoon belongs to the top 7% of all companies rated by EcoVadis.

Smit & Zoon goes to White Milano

Hommy Diaz is given an international platform in the heart of the fashion industry: Italy. His capture collection will be exhibited at WHITE MILANO during the September Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, September 23 – 26, 2021.