Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices releases Code of Practices

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25 September 2006

Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices: Code of Practices

Author: Responsible Jewellery Council

The Code of Practices of the Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices (CRJP) defines responsible ethical, social, human rights and environmental practices for businesses in the Diamond and Gold jewellery supply chain. The Code of Practices was formally adopted by the CRJP Board on 14 September 2006. The Code of Practices is intended as a base code that is applicable to all businesses that are Members of the Council throughout the entire supply chain, from mine to retail. Additional modules for specific Sectors of the supply chain, such as mining, will be developed in coming months.

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21 September 2006

[PDF] Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices Releases Final Code

Author: Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices

The Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices (CRJP), which promotes responsible ethical, social and environmental practices throughout the diamond and gold jewellery supply chain from mine to retail, released its finalised Code of Practices [today]... The 16-page Code of Practices articulates the ethical, social and environmental practices that the Council will expect of its members once its Responsible Practices Framework is fully operational in early 2008... As of 31 August 2006, the Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices has welcomed 15 new members,... [which] are: Aurafin LLC; Boucheron [part of Gucci]; Brown Goldsmiths...; Bulgari S.p.A; Cendres et Metaux SA [CM Group]; Colormasters Gem Corp.; Cunningham Fine Jewelry Inc.; DN Gems Corp. [part of D. Navinchandra]; Goodmans Jewelers Inc.; Helzberg Diamonds [part of Berkshire Hathaway]; Lazare Kaplan...; Leber Jeweler Inc.; Lux Bond & Green; Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America Inc.; Reis-Nichols Inc.

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