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Plumb Club, JVC to Hold Webinar on Sustainability Marketing

Events & AwardsAug 15, 2022

Plumb Club, JVC to Hold Webinar on Sustainability Marketing

The Jewelers Vigilance Committee’s Sara Yood will give an overview of what the FTC guidelines currently say and what may be changing.

Sara Yood, deputy general counsel at the Jewelers Vigilance Committee, will lead a virtual presentation, titled “Talking Green! What Can You Really Say in Sustainability Marketing?”, held on the Plumb Club’s website on Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. EDT.
New York—When it comes to making sustainability claims in marketing, the Federal Trade Commission has a long list of guidelines that need to be followed.

An upcoming webinar, hosted by the Plumb Club and the Jewelers Vigilance Committee, aims to help jewelers do just that.

The virtual presentation, titled “Talking Green! What Can You Really Say in Sustainability Marketing?”, will be held in the Jewelers Resource Center Auditorium section of The Plumb Club’s website on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. EDT.

“The FTC has an entire set of guidelines on how to talk about everything from solar-powered to recycled materials,” said the Plumb Club. “However, these guides are up for revision and the acceptable language is changing quickly. Retailers need to be prepared and stay informed.”

Sara Yood, deputy general counsel at JVC, will lead the session, helping jewelers navigate these guidelines.

Yood will give an overview of what the guidelines currently say and what may be changing. She’ll also provide guidance on how to communicate clearly when choosing the words used to describe and advertise a product.

The webinar is open to the entire jewelry industry, and it is free to register.

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Lenore Fedowis the associate editor, news at National Jeweler, covering the retail beat and the business side of jewelry.

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