The Responsible Jewellery Council has announced that Monica Vinader has achieved Certification against the 2013 Code of Practices (COP) at its UK and Hong Kong facilities.
RJC executive director Andrew Bone comments: “It is a pleasure to announce Monica Vinader has been certified against the 2013 COP. The new provisions under the 2013 COP address important issues for our Members and their supply chain. We are thrilled to see Members achieving Certification against the standard and warmly congratulate Monica Vinader.”
The successful verification assessment was led by Peter Warbrick from SGS United Kingdom Limited, one of the independent third-party auditing firms accredited by the RJC.
Monica Vinader chief executive officer and founder, Monica Vinader, comments: “We strive to work with trusted and reputable suppliers and do all we can to ensure the ethical sourcing of gems and metals used in our designs. We are delighted to have been certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council as it is a very important reassurance and recognition of our principles.”
Elsewhere, Fresh fashion house Bulgari has also achieved Certification, while RJC founding member Rio Tinto has been successfully re-certified by the organisation.