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A Social Startups Profile: Greg


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Greg is a fair trade jeweller with a background in human rights and environmental advocacy. He has been a pioneer and foundational to the international development and realisation of fair trade jewellery and traceable supply chains from mine to retail. Greg is passionate about the jewellery industries to transform lives amongst small-scale miners through the power of mine to market traceability and transparency. Jewellery is an iconic luxury purchase that source is the opposite extreme. This reality needs to change and is the premise for all of his advocacy and campaign work inside and outside the jewellery trade. He is a regular columnist for The National Association of Goldsmiths Jewellery Magazine, writer, public speaker on Ethics in Jewellery and is consulting with a number of groups in Africa keen to use the wealth of their minerals to bring peace and prosperity to their communities.

He is the founder of CRED Jewellery and co-founder of Fair Jewellery Action.

He initiated and currently serves on the British Jewellers Association and National Association of Goldsmiths ethics working group.

He acts as an adviser to the Diamond Development Initiative.

And for your chance to hear him speak, come along to Social Startups on Tuesday evening, 27th Jan. Don’t miss out, click here to sign up.



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Posted on Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 10:27 am

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