The RJC now boasts over 250 trade associations and companies.
Pandora, the world’s third largest jewellery brand, has officially become a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), joining around 250 other companies to do so.
The membership ensures that Pandora will continue to use ethical practises and be responsible in every area of business from the sourcing of materials to the making of their products. Pandora has committed to being audited by the accredited third party auditors to verify the company’s conformance with the RJC’s Code of Practises and become certified.
Pandora CEO Mikkel Vendelin Olesen said: “Pandora is committed to promoting responsible practices – from the sourcing of precious metals and gemstones to the crafting and marketing of our jewellery. We strongly believe in setting high common quality standards for the industry, and we look forward to actively working together with the RJC and its member organisations in order to encourage responsible practices throughout the jewellery industry.”
RJC chief executive officer Michael Rae said: “l am delighted that Pandora has become member of the RJC. Pandora’s membership will strengthen the RJC’s mission of responsible business practices amongst large and small industry players and will reach the youngest generations through their innovative approach.”