Leather Working Group is an international, not-for-profit membership organization and responsible for the world’s largest leather sustainability program. Since 2005, LWG has identified environmental best practices in the industry and provided guidelines for continual improvement. In fact, LWG offers a suite of auditing tools to assess the environmental performance of leather manufacturing facilities – and certify those that meet its standards.
LWG's mission is to improve the environmental impact of the leather industry by assessing and certifying leather manufacturers. Additionally, it aims to engage with members of the leather supply chain and give them the knowledge to be able to make informed, sustainable choices in their businesses.