News and Media (2010)

Newsletters from this year:

News from this year:

December 14, 2010
Raymond Bloch Certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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November 18, 2010
Cartier Certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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November 04, 2010
Eurostar Diamond Traders joins the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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October 20, 2010
Pandora joins the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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September 24, 2010
Responsible Jewellery Council releases 2nd Discussion Paper on Chain-of-Custody Certification.
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September 20, 2010
Responsible Jewellery Council membership reaches 250 companies and trade associations.
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September 8, 2010
First certified Member announced by Responsible Jewellery Council.
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August 3, 2010
Responsible Jewellery Council welcomes the Kimberley Process Agreement on Zimbabwe Diamonds.
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July 12, 2010
Responsible Jewellery Council annouces SGS as Accredited Auditors.
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June 07, 2010
Responsible Jewellery Council annouces first Accredited Auditors and addition of Platinum Group Metals.
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June 07, 2010
Founding Member ABN AMRO becomes Supporter of the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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June 07, 2010
Baselworld, the World Watch and Jewellery Show, has become an official Supporter of the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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May 25, 2010
RJC expands System Scope to include platinum group metals.
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May 18, 2010
Leading Italian Trade Association Federorafi joins the Responsible Jewellery Council.
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April 15, 2010
Chopard and HRD Antwerp Join the Responsible Jewellery Council: RJC Membership exceeds 200.
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March 17, 2010
Responsible Jewellery Council announces healthy membership growth at BaselWorld
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March 17, 2010
The Fairtrade Labelling Organisation (FLO) and Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) have announced an historic gold partnership and published Fairtrade / Fairmined standards for gold from artisanal and small scale mining (and associated precious metals). Information and standards documents are available on the ARM website. The RJC has contributed to the ARM/FLO standards development process through reviews and inputs on draft standards.


March 10, 2010
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Mining and Metals Sector Supplement (MMSS) has now been formally launched and is available for download from the GRI website. Under the RJC Code of Practices (COP 4.6), RJC Members with Mining Facilities need to report annually on their sustainability performance using the GRI Guidelines and the Mining and Metals Sector Supplement.


March 5, 2010
The RJC conducted six workshops in Mumbai and Surat on March 2-4 for Members, auditors and interested parties. More than 150 representatives of the Indian industry and associated service providers participated. The workshops were an opportunity to present the RJC system in detail and respond to queries about implementation in India. .
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February 2, 2010
RJC Statement to Members: Marange diamonds and The RJC Certification System
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January 7, 2010
RJC announcing press conference at ‘First’ in Vicenza.
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