Eight of the World’s Leading Jewelry Retailers Urge Mining Industry To Clean Up 'Dirty' Gold - No Dirty Gold campaign applauds jewelry industry leaders on Valentine’s Day

Author: Oxfam America, Published on: 13 February 2006

For the first time ever, eight of the world’s top jewelry retailers have pledged to move away from “dirty” gold sales and are calling on mining corporations to ensure that gold is produced in more socially and environmentally responsible ways. The retailers...are the Zale Corp., the Signet Group (the parent firm of Sterling and Kay Jewelers), Tiffany & Co., Helzberg Diamonds [part of Berkshire Hathaway], Fortunoff, Cartier [part of Richemont], Piaget [part of Richemont], and Van Cleef & Arpels [part of Richemont]... The “laggard” retailers identified by the [No Dirty Gold] campaign are Rolex, JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Fred Meyer Jewelers [part of Kroger], Whitehall Jewellers, Jostens, QVC [part of Liberty Media], and Sears/Kmart.

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Related companies: Berkshire Hathaway Cartier (part of Richemont) Fortunoff Fred Meyer Jewelers (part of Kroger) Helzberg Diamonds (part of Berkshire Hathaway) J.C. Penney Jostens Kay Jewelers (part of Signet) Kmart (part of Sears) Kroger Liberty Media Piaget (part of Richemont) QVC (part of Liberty Media) Richemont Rolex Sears Signet Jewelers Sterling (part of Signet) Van Cleef & Arpels (part of Richemont) Walmart Whitehall Jewellers