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ALROSA Joins Responsible Jewellery Council

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RAPAPORT… ALROSA has signed up for the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), implying it will undergo an independent audit…

RJC, Miners Advance Work on Responsible Jewelry

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RAPAPORT… The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) renewed an agreement to strengthen…

KP and Civil Society Lock Horns Over Boycott

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RAPAPORT…  The Kimberley Process (KP) Civil Society Coalition hit back against comments by the KP chair criticizing the non-profit…

Martin Rapaport Letter to Leonardo DiCaprio

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Dear Mr. DiCaprio, Your efforts to sell synthetic diamonds as an ethical substitute for natural diamonds threatens the…

KP Clarifies Position on Central African Republic Diamond Exports

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RAPAPORT… The office of the Kimberley Process (KP) chair has clarified reports of a deal to resume diamond…

Jewelry Industry Summit Ends with Commitment to Harmonize Standards

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RAPAPORT… The Jewelry Industry Summit, a forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing, closed with commitments to pursue projects…

Central African Republic Deal Opens Door to KP Return

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RAPAPORT… The Central African Republic (CAR) will soon resume exporting diamonds after a deal was struck between its…

Signet Unveils Protocol for Responsible Diamond Sourcing

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RAPAPORT… Signet Jewelers launched a responsible diamond sourcing protocol that it claims will increase transparency and improve the…

UAE ‘Ready to Back Venezuela’s Return to Kimberley Process’

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RAPAPORT… The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is prepared to support Venezuela’s attempt to return to the Kimberley Process…

Diamond Empowerment Fund Unveils New Officers, Board Members

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RAPAPORT… The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has announced a new slate of officers and six new board members. Phyllis…