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Major Industry Groups Back Jewellery Ethics Committee U.K.
October 7, 2014

Press Release: Industry leaders from the major trade associations and buying groups in the U.K. and Ireland have come together to take a lead on issues of ethics and corporate social responsibility across the jewelry industry by backing the work of the Jewellery Ethics Com
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Publish What You Pay Presses Mugabe for Transparency
October 3, 2014

(RAPAPORT) New Zimbabwe: A new civil society group demanding accountability and transparency in the management of Zimbabwe's mineral resources was launched in
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RJC Recognizes Fairmined Standard 2.0
September 23, 2014

RAPAPORT... The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) jointly announced that Fairmined Standard v.2.0 is recognized under the&n
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Fairtrade Gold Explores Aligning Standards With International Regulations
September 15, 2014

Press Release: Fairtrade International has launched a public consultation on its standard for gold and associated precious metals for artisanal and small-scale mining to explore how Fairtrade can best tackle new regulation and legislation in the gold industry. The aim is
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GIA Names Andrews to Oversee Ethics & Compliance
September 9, 2014

RAPAPORT... The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) appointed Katherine Palmer Andrews as vice president of ethics and compliance, a new role within the organization. Andrew
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Botswana to Inaugurate Diamond Mine on Bushmen Ancestral Land
September 4, 2014

RAPAPORT... Survival International condemned Botswana for opening a diamond mine on Bushmen ancestral land, nearly a decade after the government stated there were no plans to mi
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Businesses Back Fairtrade Foundation's Bridal Campaign
August 29, 2014

Press Release: Retailers, jewelers, designers, goldsmiths and casting houses have signed up to take part in the Fairtrade Foundation’s bridal campaign "I Do" in the U.K. next spring 2015.Encouraging British couples to choose Fairtrade gold when they get married, the camp
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Rubel & Ménasché Supports DDI International
August 25, 2014

Press Release: The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) International is very pleased to announce a financial contribution to its work from Rubel & Ménasché.The Rubel & Ménasché grant will provide general support, assisting DDI in several projects no
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Mumbai Bourse Eager to Hold Rough Diamond Viewings
August 17, 2014

RAPAPORT... The Bharat Diamond Bourse, located in Mumbai, India, is the world’s largest diamond bourse. The exchange was founded in 2010 and is led by, Anoop Mehta, who serves as its president.
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Zimbabwe to Collect Diamond Revenue at Point of Sale
August 6, 2014

RAPAPORT... Zimbabwe's Mines and Mining Development Minister, Walter Chidhakwa, told a parliamentary portfolio committee that the government will now collect its share of diamond rev
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