human rights in the jewelry supply chain

Responsible Sourcing in the Jewelry Supply Chain

The Alliance has issued a statement on Responsible Sourcing in the Jewelry Supply Chain

The jewelry industry generates over $300 billion in revenue each year, yet few jewelers are able to provide assurance that their gold and diamonds have been sourced responsibly. The adverse human rights impacts associated to the jewelry supply chain have documented in, The Hidden Cost of Jewelry, a Human Rights Watch report launched in Feb. 2018.

The investor statement calls on companies in the jewelry industry to review their policies and practices and take action to ensure responsible sourcing of gold, diamonds, and other precious minerals and gems. Specifically, we urge: