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Global Witness & Amnesty Intl. survey: Jewellers still "keeping consumers in the dark" about conflict diamonds

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1 October 2004

Déjà Vu - diamond industry still failing to deliver on promises - Summary of UK and US results of Global Witness and Amnesty International survey

Author: Global Witness & Amnesty International

This report presents the results of Global Witness and Amnesty International's survey into the diamond jewellery retail sector's implementation of self-regulation to support the Kimberley Process, the international diamond certification scheme launched to combat the trade in conflict diamonds...Major diamond jewellery retailers that did not respond include Asprey [part of A&G Group], Boodle & Dunthorne, Chisholm Hunter, Debenhams and Theo Fennell in the UK, and Costco Wholesale Corporation, Friedman’s, Kmart and T.J. Maxx [part of TJX] in the US.

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