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Kiran Gems Pvt Ltd becomes a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC)

In Photo:- From left to right. Kinjal Shah, Regional Director India & Middle East, Rajesh Lakhani Director Kiran Gems, David Bouffard Chair person RJC & Vice President, Signet Corporate Affairs- Signet Jewelers, and, Dinesh Lakhani, Director, Kiran Gems

  • The world’s largest manufacturer of natural diamonds demonstrates its commitment to responsible business practices by implementing the RJC Code of Practices in its business operations.

London & Mumbai 4th August 2022: Kiran Gems Pvt Ltd has become a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), the world’s leading standard setting agency for the global jewellery and watch industry. The company’s membership includes signing codes of conduct with the Responsible Jewellery Council.

 

Kiran Gems’ membership in the RJC reflects its commitment to responsible business practices and the wider sustainability agenda, aimed at creating positive impacts along the jewellery supply chain, from mine to retail.

 

“We are happy to be a part of RJC,” stated Dinesh Lakhani, Director, Kiran Gems. “We are committed to responsible business practices as our primary and definitive goal was our unwavering commitment toward our clients globally. We are honoured to be a part of such an important organization in this industry.”

 

“As the world’s largest manufacturer of natural diamonds, Kiran is further demonstrating its leadership in a very large part of the global supply chain for jewellery,” said John Hall, Interim Executive Director of RJC. “RJC hopes even more organisations will be inspired to follow in Kiran Gems’ footsteps to help put people first. With a record number of new RJC members this year, responsible business practices clearly have become critical enablers of growth, helping fuel both employee retention and recruitment for our members.”

 

“This is an important milestone in the RJC’s relationship with India and the wider industry. We welcome Kiran Gems to the RJC and look forward to understanding how they implement the Code of Practices and offering any support we can to aid their sustainability journey,” said David Bouffard, Chair of the RJC.

 

In the Photo: From left to right. Kinjal Shah, Regional Director India & Middle East, Rajesh Lakhani Director Kiran Gems, David  Bouffard Chair person RJC  & Vice President, Signet Corporate Affairs- Signet Jewelers, and, Dinesh Lakhani, Director, Kiran Gems 

 

 

About Kiran Gems

 

Kiran Gems Private Limited is a De Beers Sightholder.

 

KIRAN GEMS is the World’s Largest Manufacturer of Natural Polished Diamonds and India’s Premier Diamantaire, establishing benchmarks not just for the sheer scale of operations, but also for product quality, precision, and variety, integration of technology, manufacturing, and wider social responsibility.

 

The company has been supplying Natural Polished diamonds to the world’s best and most revered jewelry and watch manufacturers, retailers, and brands.

The ability to offer the widest range of polished goods, and also deliver the highest standards on every front has helped us build long-term relationships. With its large inventory, Kiran Gems acts as a ‘One-stop Shop’ for almost every need.

 

Achievements of Kiran Gems

Kiran Gems is an unchallenged winner of the Award for ‘Highest Exporter Cut & Polished Diamonds – FIRST for 12 Consecutive years. Kiran also received the Award for Highest Turnover and Cut & Polished Diamonds – Large from GJEPC for the year 2020-21.

 

Kiran Gems also received awards in various other categories such as Innovation in Manufacturing, Highest Taxpayer Company, Most Socially Responsible Company, Best Digital Initiative, and Best in Gems & Jewellery E-Commerce.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Olivia Saunders-Smith
Marketing & Communications Team
Responsible Jewellery Council
communications@responsiblejewellery.com
+44 207 321 0992 ext. 206

 

ABOUT RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is the leading standards organisation of the global jewellery and watch industry. It has over 1,600 member companies in 71 countries, that span the jewellery supply chain from mine to retail. RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, coloured gemstones, silver, gold and platinum group metals.

RJC is ISEAL Code Compliant. Our system has been independently evaluated against ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice – a globally recognised framework for effective, credible sustainability systems. More information at isealalliance.org. is also a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2009.

 

For more information on RJC Members, Certification, and Standards please visit www.responsiblejewellery.com and connect with us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

Further Information

Olivia Saunders-Smith
Marketing & Communications Team
Responsible Jewellery Council
communications@responsiblejewellery.com
+44 207 321 0992 ext. 206

About Responsible Jewellery Council

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is the leading standards organisation of the global jewellery and watch industry. It has over 1,600 member companies in 71 countries, that span the jewellery supply chain from mine to retail. RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, coloured gemstones, silver, gold and platinum group metals.

RJC is ISEAL Code Compliant. Our system has been independently evaluated against ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice – a globally recognised framework for effective, credible sustainability systems. More information at isealalliance.org. is also a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2009.

For more information on RJC Members, Certification, and Standards please visit www.responsiblejewellery.com and connect with us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.