(IDEX Online) - CIBJO (the World Jewellery Confederation) has published a report by its Ethics Commission ahead of its Congress in Bahrain in November.
Weaving it all together: an ethical status report at the end of 2019 covers topics such as the increasing number of international conventions with which members of the jewelry industry are expected to comply and recommended processes of disclosure.
"Responsible business standards being applied in the jewelry industry are meshing further and further with those used internationally, and with frameworks that govern other industries around the globe," writes Tiffany Stevens, who heads the Commission.
"It is important that jewelry industry companies fully understand their responsibilities under these complex sets of expectations, and they communicate them effectively and directly with their supply-chain partners and ultimately the consumer."
This is the sixth in a series of reports released in the run up to the CIBJO conference, which will be held in Manama, Bahrain on November 18-20....
Clickhereto download a full copy of the CIBJO Ethics Commission's special report.