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Gemfields launches new campaign to raise awareness of responsible sourcing

Gemfields launches new campaign to raise awareness of responsible sourcing

Gemfields has launched a global advertising campaign to raise awareness of responsible sourcing in the coloured gemstone industry and promote Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies. Gemfields believes that coloured gemstones should be mined and marketed by championing three key values – transparency, integrity and legitimacy – and seeks to challenge itself and the sector by

EXCLUSIVE OPINION: Signet CEO responds to Human Rights Watch report

The subject of responsible sourcing in the jewellery industry has been in the spotlight in recent weeks following the publication of a report on the topic by Human Rights Watch.  Here, Signet chief executive officer, Virginia C. Drosos, details how Signet strives to drive integrity in the global jewellery supply chain. Words by Virginia C. Drosos Jewellery,

THE BIG VERDICT: Ethical practices of top 10 jewellery brands in full detail

An investigation into the ethical practices of 13 of the industry’s top jewellers revealed none can be ranked ‘excellent’ when assessing steps taking to ensure responsible sourcing. In the ‘The Hidden Cost of Jewellery: Human Rights in Supply Chains and the Responsibility of Jewellery Companies’ report, the Human Rights Watch examines the policies and practices

REVEALED: The hidden cost of jewellery sold by 13 major brands

Human Rights Watch has today released a report scrutinizing the hidden cost of jewellery created by 13 major jewellery brands, which collectively generative over $30bn (£21bn) in annual revenue. In a report titled ‘The Hidden Cost of Jewellery: Human Rights in Supply Chains and the Responsibility of Jewellery Companies’, the Human Rights Watch has analysed

FEATURE: How to solve a problem like responsible sourcing

With consumer demand for more origin transparency continuing to influence jewellery sales, Professional Jeweller joined a meeting with the Signet Group, to discuss the future of responsible sourcing. In April’s issue we report from a roundtable with some of the jewellery industry’s key figures, to discuss the future of diamonds.     FIRST ORDER OF

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