Miranda Simmiss, product specialist and gemologist at Everledger, explains how provenance tracking is empowering female gemstone miners in Africa to gain a fairer deal.
Gemstone track and trace methodologies, of which blockchain-enabled gemstones form a significant improvement to foster more transparency, are becoming central to any supply chain required to provide evidence of its responsible business practices.
Global total waste is on course to grow 70% by 2050, while each human being creates an average of 500kg of waste per year. Nonetheless, we are only recycling around 20% of our global plastic waste.
Tom Murphy, Everledger’s head of product, discusses the latest features of the Everledger Platform, which will support demand generation, sustainability and compliance for diamond retailers and manufacturers.
Wine counterfeiting is nothing new. Throughout human history, wine vessels have been forged, spiked, relabelled and watered down, despite the close attention of growers and collectors.