A New
Beginning

For Leather
Finishing.

A New
Beginning

For Leather
Finishing.

Our Activated Silk™ L1 Biofinishing System is the first leather finishing system for all types of full grain leather that uses sustainable Activated Silk™ biotechnology as an alternative to harmful petrochemicals. It is designed to outgreen and outperform your existing finishing chemistry. Better for leather. Better for business. Better for people and the planet.

L1. A SYSTEM
& A SERVICE.

System


Top Coat

0 PFAS
0 Added Cross-linkers Required
0 PU
Biodegradable

Base Coat

0 PFAS
0 Added Cross-linkers Required
Reduced PU
Biodegradable

Auxiliaries

To achieve desired look
and feel for any type of leather

Service


We develop articles with you

We provide updated auxiliaries as system grows

We provide tech and marketing support as needed

We provide chemistry — tanneries don’t pay for supply or for standard waste

You only pay per square foot of finished leather

In Service
Of The Planet.

CO2

We are striving to achieve carbon neutrality and may be able to offer comparative data on CO2 reduction from your existing chemicals if you provide specific data points.

In Service
Of The
Planet.

Activated Silk™ L1 Biofinishing System:

  • Zero PFAs
  • Zero Cross-Linkers Required
  • Zero Pu In the Top Coat
  • Reduced Pu In the Base Coat

Renewable Resources


70% Biobased*

*after removal of solvents based on testing standards

**basecoat is pending OK biobased certification at >70%

Biodegradable
Top Coat & Base Coat*

*comprehensive testing underway

ZDHC Level 1

Pursuing in 2023

made using activated silk™ biotechnology


Activated Silk
biotechnology
contributes to a
circular economy

Activated Silk
biotechnology is
cruelty free

Activated Silk
biotechnology
contributes to
8 of 17 UNSDG’s

Activated Silk
biotechnology is
renewably sourced
using renewable
energy


 Evolved By Nature is committed to supporting responsible leather manufacturing across the globe and that is why we are proud members of the Leather Working Group.

VALUED
Partners

L1 is a flexible system that enables different ways of partnering. You can replace your whole fossil fuels system or start small with a new collection or specific articles. These are just some of the tanneries we are engaged with in the pre-commercial prototyping process