“We are delighted to announce IJL as a new Supporter of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC). IJL joins institutions such as ABN AMRO and Compagnie Financière Richemont SA as valuable RJC Supporters, and more than 310 companies and trade associations in the Council’s growing membership,” said Michael Rae, RJC’s chief executive officer.
“At IJL 2011 RJC will be present with a booth for the duration of the show, will participate in the Great Debate and will host a workshop on RJC Member Certification. We are most grateful to IJL for their generous support and we look forward to working closely to assist all IJL exhibitors achieve the crucial goal of consumer confidence,” he added.
“Ultimately, we strive to ensure that IJL is a good place to do business, and this means ensuring there is as much transparency as possible. We support the Responsible Jewellery Council as we believe in promoting responsible social and environmental practices, and supporting human rights, throughout the industry, from mine to retail,” said Syreeta Tranfield, IJL event co-director.