Paris-based jewellery house is latest to achieve certification.
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) today announced that Chaumet, the French jewellery house, has achieved certification meeting the ethical, human rights, social and environmental standards as established by the RJC’s Member Certification System.
Chaumet is the fifth RJC retail member to be certified and tenth overall member.
The brand, which has been part of the LVMH Group since 1999, has 70 boutiques around the world including London, Paris, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Moscow and Dubai.
"The RJC congratulates Chaumet on becoming RJC’s 10th certified member. The successful verification assessment of Chaumet was conducted by Ernst & Young France, one of the independent third party auditing firms accredited to the RJC’s Member Certification System" said the RJC’s chief executive Michael Rae.
Thierry Fritsch, Chaumet’s chief executive said: "Chaumet is proud to have achieved this important certification. We strongly believe in setting high quality and common standards for the manufacturing supply chain, and we look forward to actively working together with the Responsible Jewellery Council and its member organisations in order to encourage responsible practices throughout the jewellery industry, on an international basis."