Gaetano Cavalieri put stress on all-embracing framework for pearl sector
Gaetano Cavalieri, CIBJO’s president, addressed the Sustainable Pearl Forum in Hong Kong on June 21st articulates that a comprehensive perspective is required for attaining the sustainability in the cultured pearl industry. The leading players in the Cultured Pearl Industry have participated and demonstrated the keen interest in the discourse. CIBIJO believes that the cultured pearl industry has broadened the sermon.
The World Jewellery Confederation, CIBIJO’s President Gaetano Cavalieri addressed the meeting held in Hong Kong by stating that for the jewelry industry sustainability has been a major concern in the discussion for the past eight years. Several panorama has been taken into consideration, but today the cultured pearl industry offers an opportunity to the confederation to broaden the discussion as well as introduce the concept that often cannot be mulled over into other sectors of the jewelry industry. While addressing, Cavalieri too mentioned that the raw material obtained by the jewelers in mining is intrinsically unsustainable as once the mineral is extracted it cannot be put back into the earth. While extracting out the natural gemstones, mining professionals cannot say anything about mining, but with the pearls they can through the and knowledge to pioneer the “natural growth” of new produces (cultured pearls ) within a cost-effectively feasible period. Further, he portrays that we (jewelry industrialists) should interpret and define the word “sustainability”, as cultured pearls like natural pearls too undergo the biological processes to produce self. As per the business perspective, pearl industry enjoys the tremendous opportunity, thus comprehensive outlook along with UN stated WCED defined “sustainability” will take the pearl industry to the next level. Economic, Environmental and community sustainability should be considered as a business club.