Breaking with the convential marketing narrative in jewellery is not easy. Describing himself as a heretical jeweller, Greg Valerio explains why the ethical jewellery movement must shun convention and invest itself into truth telling.
Well it is now official, the world has it very [...]
Jewellery industry urged to use Fairtrade and Fairmined gold to improve lives of disadvantaged miners and their communities.
A short summary of the Ethical debate that took place during London Jewellery Week.
Press release announcing ARM's new Board member and Greg Valerio's resignation letter.
The Golden Opportunity is a paper aimed at recasting the debate around the positive opportunity that responsible small-scale mining can deliver for developing economies if it was given a fair chance from public policy makers.
So now the fairtrade movement has the compelling challenge of transforming the jewellery sector, shop by shop, mine by mine, customer by customer.
At last it is officially official. Well done to everyone [...]
The whole fairtrade gold process has also been an example of what a partnership between two organisations of shared values can achieve. Both ARM and FLO have worked to bring this idea to life.
Being a fair trade and ethical jeweller is not easy. [...]