GIA to talk sustainability, consumer expectations at JCK

May 17, 2019

The Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA’s) will host a panel discussion called ‘Embracing Sustainability amid New Consumer Expectations’ at JCK Las Vegas.[1]
The Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA’s) will host a panel discussion called ‘Embracing Sustainability amid New Consumer Expectations’ at JCK Las Vegas.

Corporate responsibility is top of mind for the Gemological Institute of America[2] (GIA) at this year’s JCK Las Vegas[3] show.

The group is set to explore the increasingly imperative need for sustainability in the day-to-day operations of small and large companies within the gem and jewellery industries in its panel discussion, ‘Embracing Sustainability amid New Consumer Expectations.’

“Corporate social responsibility is a growing consumer expectation, and companies need to account for it,” said Kathryn Kimmel, senior vice-president and chief marketing officer for GIA. “Our industry can benefit from amplifying sustainability efforts of retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers.”

Moderated by GIA president and CEO Susan Jacques, five professionals, both in the jewellery industry and beyond, are scheduled to participate in the discussion.

They are:

The discussion will take May 31 at noon. To register, click here[4] (seats are limited).

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.jewellerybusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/SA_GIA_Panel.jpg
  2. Gemological Institute of America: https://www.gia.edu/
  3. JCK Las Vegas: https://www.gia.edu/gia-sustainability-panel-jewelry-industry-jck
  4. here: https://www.gia.edu/gia-sustainability-panel-jewelry-industry-jck

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