The Cartier Foundation epitomizes the insidious practice of using an “art” foundation to seduce the public into believing that its merchandise and business model is actually the opposite of its true relationship with nature and indigenous peoples’ interests… — Barbara Crane Navarro

Corporations pretending to have “disinterested generosity” while “sponsoring” the very indigenous people & biospheres their business model destroys are dubious…as are the NGOs and others enabling them. Cartier is the only luxury goods corporation using the Yanomami as spokesmen (salesmen?) for their gold and diamond trinket commerce.  But you…If you buy gold and diamond jewelry, […]

The Cartier Foundation epitomizes the insidious practice of using an “art” foundation to seduce the public into believing that its merchandise and business model is actually the opposite of its true relationship with nature and indigenous peoples’ interests… — Barbara Crane Navarro