NOVEMBER 6, 2019 The report is dominated by environmental topics, and in particular the efforts by the industry to address the impact of global warming. It also reports on the worldwide effort to protect biodiversity and the various coral species.
OCTOBER 30, 2019 The report looks at the growing impact of environmental and conservationist factors on the pearl sector, noting that these pose challenges but also provide opportunities for the industry.
CIBJO releases Gemmological Special Report, considers process of separating measurable facts from opinion
OCTOBER 23, 2019 The report considers measures that should be taken to ensure that a person reading a laboratory report understands what information is measurable fact and what information represents the opinion of the gemmologist.
OCTOBER 16, 2019 The report covers a variety of topics, including the increasing number of international conventions with which members of the jewellery industry are expected to comply, and recommended processes of disclosure.
CIBJO releases Coloured Stone Special Report, looking at technology’s impact and challenge of variety names
OCTOBER 9, 2019 The report looks at opportunities provided by new technologies, and also at the vexing issue of gemstone variety names being used for marketing purposes, with few if any agreed to gemmological standards.
CIBJO releases Diamond Special Report examining issues at the faultline between natural and laboratory-grown stones
OCTOBER 2, 2019 The Diamond Commission President calls for the creation agree-to rules of engagement between the natural diamond and laboratory-grown diamond sectors in marketing their products, and warns about a readiness to pitch one as being more ethical or environmentally acceptable than the other.
CIBJO releases Precious Metals Special Report, looks at market drivers, trends and increased scrutiny
SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 The report examines the increasing readiness of national authorities, particularly in the United States, to examine the integrity of the gold supply chain. It also provides an overview of supply, demand and their effect on prices in the gold, platinum, palladium and silver markets.
CIBJO releases Responsible Sourcing Special Report, describes principles applicable to all members of industry
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 CIBJO's Responsible Sourcing Blue Book defines a universally agreed-to set of recommended responsible sourcing principles, which can be applied by all members of the greater jewellery industry at their own pace.