Standards and due diligence tools being developed to enable all industry participants source responsibly, CIBJO president says in India

JULY 17, 2019: The systems being developed must be inclusive, meaning that they cannot discriminate against ethical players because of their size or financial capacity, said Dr. Cavalieri.

CIBJO President advocates case for small business enterprises during UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

JULY 17, 2019: Sustainable economies rely on the contribution of SMEs, said Dr. Cavalieri, but too often they find themselves operating at a severe disadvantage when compared to larger companies.

CIBJO Ethics Commission President discusses sustainable jewellery options during small-island development dialogue at United Nations

JULY 15, 2019: Speaking at the 2019 Global Multi-Stakeholder SIDS Partnership Dialogue, Tiffany Stevens stressed that, for a cultured pearl farm to become an economically sustainable asset, it is essential that it also be operated in an environmentally sustainable manner.

Harmonised gemmological standards promote fair jewellery trade, CIBJO President tells European Gemmological Symposium in Idar-Oberstein

MAY 27, 2019: 'To create a proper work environment, we need to need to be fully transparent in the way we operate our businesses and about what we sell, and, when that environment is international, we need to be sure that our counterparts always understand what we are saying,' Dr. Cavalieri noted.

Registration for CIBJO Congress 2019 now open, dedicated congress website launched

MAY 22, 2019: The dedicated website includes the congress programme, the various congress venues, important travel information, background information about Bahrain, news and photo galleries. An online registration form for the congress is available.

CIBJO and the Coloured Gemstone Working Group to create responsible sourcing tools for jewellery industry

MAY 21, 2019: The two organisations are planning to make a suite of tools and resources downloadable free of charge from an online platform. The objective is that they will support any company, irrespective of its size, geographic location or financial capacity, in conducting due diligence of their supply chains.

CIBJO President lays out comprehensive plan to promote responsible sourcing in jewellery industry to OECD forum in Paris

APRIL 23, 2019: Speaking in Paris today to a plenary session of the 13th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has delineated a comprehensive plan for promoting responsible sourcing practices throughout the jewellery, gemstone and precious metals sectors.

CIBJO President to present new Responsible Sourcing Blue Book at OECD’s Responsible Minerals Supply Chain Forum in Paris

APRIL 17, 2019: CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri will present the World Jewellery Confederations’ recently approved Responsible Sourcing Blue Book next Tuesday, April 23, 2019, to the full plenary of the 2019 Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains