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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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One-Hundred Goldsmiths Apply for Fairtrade Registration
August 4, 2014

Press Release: One hundred small jewelers have applied to register as Fairtrade Gold goldsmiths in just three months of the new scheme, with a potential collective clout to deliver $100,000 in fair trade premium back to artisanal and small scale mining communit
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Leading Britain Casting Houses Offer Fairtrade Gold
July 28, 2014

Press Release: Five of Britain’s leading casting houses supplying semi-finished gold product to the jewelry trade are proud to include Fairtrade gold and precious metals as part of their offering. The landmark move means that everyone in the jewelry industry, large or sm
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Diamond Development Hosts Panel Discussion at JA NY Summer Show
July 24, 2014

Press Release: The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) will be hosting an interactive panel discussion as part of this year's educational sessions at the JA New York Summer Show. The focus will be on exploring practical ways in which jewelry industry members apply differe
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Gem-A Appoints Vivien Johnston as Ethics Manager
July 23, 2014

RAPAPORT... The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) appointed Vivien Johnston as the group's new ethics and corporate social responsibility manager. The rol
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Development Diamonds
July 11, 2014

RAPAPORT... The diamond industry needs to support programs to uplift its vast artisanal mining sector. The more than 1.5 million diamond diggers – predominantly in West Africa – and their estimated
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BJ's Wholesale Club Endorses No Dirty Gold Campaign
July 7, 2014

RAPAPORT... BJ's Wholesale Club has endorsed Earthwork's No Dirty Gold campaign in an effort to source metals used for its jewelry and electronic offerings through socially and environmentally resp
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