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8 February 2007

Leading Retailers Pledge Their Gold Jewelry Will Sparkle Responsibly

Author: No Dirty Gold

...11 jewelry retailers are announcing their support for the No Dirty Gold campaign's Golden Rules criteria for more socially and environmentally responsible mining, bringing the total number of jewelry retailers supporting the Golden Rules up to 19.....

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10 November 2006

Blood Diamonds: A step in the right direction

Author: Maria Doulton, Financial Times

...The World Diamond Council is busy handing out “Conflict Diamond Confidence Packs” to retailers with handy “pocket confidence” cards for tricky questions they expect the film [Blood Diamond] will generate once the words Blood Diamond are on cinema...

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15 August 2006

Socially responsible gold mining urged

Author: James Langman, Washington Times

...Earthworks and Oxfam America...have organized letter-writing protests and a media campaign asking jewelers not to buy gold from mines that harm the environment and nearby communities. Eight leading jewelers, including Zales, Cartier [part of...

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14 June 2006

Miners, retailers to certify ethical production of metal

Author: Kelly Patterson, Ottawa Citizen

Metals may be next on the list of consumer products guaranteed to conform to high environmental and human rights standards. Some of the biggest mining companies...including Newmont...BHP Billiton and...Falconbridge Inc., as well as retail giants...

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8 June 2006

Ethical diamonds: Transparency is the goal

Author: Lucy Reiter, Financial Times

The Kimberley Process, an international scheme launched in 2003, has gone some way to addressing the issues [of conflict diamonds] by certifying conflict-free diamonds. However, Tom Fyans, economic relations manager at Amnesty International UK,...

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11 May 2006

The world's riches and the poor: Dark side of the Gold Rush [Honduras]

Author: Andrew Buncombe, Independent [UK]

Some locals say the company's [Entre Mares (part of Glamis Gold)] behaviour is so exploitative they have likened it to a new form of "colonialism" while the Honduran public prosecutor has filed an action accusing the multinational of deforestation,...

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13 February 2006

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

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...

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17 November 2005

Jewellers throw weight behind mining bill protest [USA]

Author: Ben Bain, Financial Times

US retail jewellers have taken the unusual step of publicly opposing congressional legislation that would open more federal lands to mining, fearing a public backlash against gold jewellery if the industry became linked with environmentally...

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Article
5 July 2005

The Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices

Council Members are committed to promoting responsible business practices in a transparent and accountable manner through the industry from mine to retail. [founding members: ABN AMRO, BHP Billiton, Cartier (part of Richemont), World Jewellery...

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5 July 2005
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Author: Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices

Les membres du Conseil sont convaincus qu'une approche concertée et mondiale est le meilleur moyen pour faire face aux problématiques éthiques, sociales et environnementales de la filière joaillière et pour soutenir une démarche de progrès continu au...

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