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In a world where transparency is more and more the standard, our business must address the lab grading issue willingly

Jeweler-Designer Arnaud Flambeau started his career in the jewelry business in 1993 at European Gold Company CLAL as Key Account Manager for the Jewelry Division, where he was in charge of international brands like Cartier or VCA and their subcontractors...

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Vallabhbhai Shamjibhai Patel tells about the ongoing construction of the Surat Diamond Bourse

The under-construction Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) is India's second diamond trading hub based at Surat, Gujarat, spread across 35.54 acres with more than 4,000 offices for national & international traders. On the onset, the project which...

18 june 2018

The strategy of regulating the Russian jewellery industry

At the General Meeting of the Russian Jewellers Guild Association held in April, two principally important documents were adopted: The Strategy of Regulating the Jewellery Industry of Russia and The Charter of a Good Faith Taxpayer. Besides, the issues...

13 june 2018

Our first priority is to better understand artisanal and small-scale mining - Elodie Daguzan

The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI), the organization dealing with the traditional diamond mining, recently announced the appointment of Élodie Daguzan as its first Goodwill Ambassador. Ms. Daguzan, who currently works as head of communication...

04 june 2018

Zimnisky on De Beers’ Lightbox: It’s a strategic, bold move that will benefit the entire natural diamond industry

De Beers shocked all and sundry end of May when it announced the launch of a new company called Lightbox Jewelry, which will market a new brand of laboratory-grown diamond jewellery in September. This effectively meant that the group had departed from...

01 june 2018

RJC and DMCC to collaborate on CSR and sustainability in jewellery segment

18 october 2017
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work cooperatively on advancing their shared objectives of improving corporate social responsibility and responsible supply chain efforts in the jewellery supply chain.
RJC is a global standards-setting and certification organisation for the entire jewellery supply chain. DMCC is a government entity and the world’s most interconnected Free Zone, dedicated to enhancing Dubai’s position as the global gateway for commodities trade.
Under the MoU, RJC and DMCC will work together to manage risk and enhance jewellery industry reputation in the UAE, promote robust sustainability efforts and ethical business practices, as well as develop joint communications and outreach programs.
Andrew Bone, Executive Director of the RJC said, "We are really pleased to work closely with the DMCC to promote sustainability and ethical business practices in the jewellery supply chain in the UAE. Together, the DMCC and RJC can leverage each other’s knowledge and expertise regarding the challenges and issues the industry faces to instill a responsible supply chain."
"This MoU with RJC is an important milestone for us that will enhance a better future of trade for all, and we are proud to lead this process in the UAE in close partnership with the RJC", - said Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC.

Theodor Lisovoy, Rough&Polished, Moscow

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