Sourcing Locally

Traceable raw hides from local, responsible suppliers.

Quality, suitability, traceability and accountability. In 2021, 53.7% of our rawhides are sourced on our doorstep in Scotland from grass-fed low carbon farms. That’s 79.9% of Scotland’s entire output of prime hides.

Key measurements

Source of rawhides graph

Source of our rawhides

As much as 39.2% of the rawhides Scottish Leather Group use are from Scotland.

Rawhide output graph

Scotland's entire output of rawhides

79.9% of Scotland's entire output of prime hides are sourced and used by Scottish Leather Group.

Our commitments

2021

Our commitment to have all suppliers to become signatory to Code of Conduct by 2021 has been achieved.

2021

Our commitment to be accredited to, and exceed the requirements of the Healthy Working Lives standards for employee wellbeing has been achieved to 'Gold’ standard and we have received the RoSPA presidents award.

2022

Our commitment to be accredited to the UN Global Compact and we have now successfully completed our self-assessment confirming compliance, which has been independently verified.

2023

By 2023 we have committed to have verified the integrity of our supply chain via an auditing protocol to meet internationally accepted standards.

2025

Through circular manufacturing, we will have zero process waste to landfill. So far, our progress has seen our metrics achieve 84% of our 2025 target.

2025

We are committed to reducing our direct (scope 1 and scope 2) impact to Net Zero as reported under SECR, which has already reduced by 90% from baseline towards our 2025 target.

ESG Report

Our annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report summarises our activities, commitments and innovation agenda. All supporting and driving us towards a more sustainable future.

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