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CIBJO and Panama Diamond Exchange agree to develop programs to promote Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America

The Panama Diamond Exchange and CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, have agreed to join forces in providing educational programs for the gemstone and jewelry sectors in Latin America, instilling the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility. To seal the agreement, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Panama by Eli Izhakoff, PDE’s Founding Chairman, and Gaetano Cavalieri, CIBJO President.

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Gaetano Cavalieri meets with Lord Deben, Chairman of UK sustainability consultancy, Sancroft, discusses promoting CIBJO’s environmental and ethical education campaign for jewellery industry

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has held a meeting in London with The Right Honourable John Gummer, Lord Deben, Chairman of the ethical trade consultancy Sancroft, during which he discussed CIBJO’s educational programme for a environmentally and socially responsible jewellery industry, which was outlined at the CIBJO Congress in Moscow in May.

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Gemmological Association of Great Britain awards Gaetano Cavalieri with Honorary Fellowship

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has been a named an Honorary Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of gemmology.   The award was made by Gem-A President Harry Levy during the association’s graduation ceremony at Goldsmith’s Hall in London on November 3.

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Africans should leverage natural resources into economic development, CIBJO President tells Zimbabwe Diamond Conference in Harare

Noting the responsibility of the greater jewellery industry towards society, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has recognized the need of African diamond producing countries to leverage their natural resources into sustainable economic development for their countries’ citizens. He was speaking during the opening day of the Zimbabwe Diamond Conference in Harare. 

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Gem-A launching CSR course developed in conjunction with CIBJO, WJCEF and Branded Trust

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) will hold a champagne reception on Sunday, August 31, at the 2014 International Jewellery London trade show, in celebration of the upcoming launch of the association’s new course in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the jewellery professional, which it  developed in conjunction with CIBJO and its educational arm, the World Jewellery Confederation Education Foundation (WJCEF), and Branded Trust.

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Gaetano Cavalieri addresses High Level Segment of ECOSOC in New York, stresses jewellery sector’s commitment to sustainable development

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has addressed the High Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council in New York, and in his presentation stressed the commitment of both CIBJO and the international jewellery sector to assisting the United Nations meet its development goals.

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2015 CIBJO Congress to take place in Salvador, Brazil, May 4-6

CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, will hold its 2015 annual congress in Salvador, Brazil, May 4-6, 2015, with pre-congress meetings on May 2 and May 3. Salvador is the capital of the north-eastern Brazilian state of Bahia.

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