Legal, Finance and Policies

The RJC is a registered not-for-profit company.  See below for RJC’s articles of association, annual financial statements, policy and logo guidance.


Legal StatusDirector's Report & Financial StatementsPoliciesRJC Logo Guidance

Legal Status

The Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices is a private company limited by guarantee with no share capital under the UK Companies Act. It is registered in England and Wales with company number 05449042.  In October 2008, the Council adopted the trading name of the Responsible Jewellery Council.

Download the Articles of Association

Download the Memorandum of Association


Anti-trust Policy and Rules
The Council takes all of its legal obligations, including those imposed by competition law, extremely seriously. The Council has adopted an Anti-trust Policy and Rules which seek to ensure that the Council and its Members are aware of their competition law obligations and at all times act in accordance with all applicable competition rules. Council Members are required to abide by the Anti-trust Compliance Rules as a condition of Membership.

Confidentiality Policy
The Responsible Jewellery Council places a high priority on the protection of confidential information in order to protect the privacy of its Members and employees, and the integrity of the Council. Click here to download the RJC Confidentiality Policy.

Environmental Policy
The Responsible Jewellery Council is committed to minimising its impact on the environment. As well as the commitment of Council Members to environmental performance through the RJC Principles and Code of Practices, the Council seeks to address environmental issues in its own activities. Click here to download the RJC Environmental Policy.

RJC Logo Guidance

RJC sets rules for the use of the Responsible Jewellery Council Logo, Trademarks and Intellectual Property.

Click here for a copy or contact for more information.

RJC on Social Media

Members of the ISEAL alliance