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CARTIER AND CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL

Responsible jewellery council

 

RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL: CARTIER – A FOUNDING MEMBER (2005)

An indisputable reference in the luxury sector, Cartier occupies a unique position in the world of jewelry which carries with it the responsibility to act as a role model within the industry. We have chosen to embody this responsibility through efforts which extend beyond the Maison's own activities.

Hence, Cartier elected to be one of the 14 founding members of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) in 2005.

The mission of this not-for-profit organization is to establish a code of conduct for participants in the jewelry trade – including precious watches – from mine to retail.

The RJC works to:

  • Clearly define the ethical, social and environmental standards applicable to all stakeholders in the gold and diamond jewelry industry
  • Promote and facilitate the implementation of these standards
  • Ensure the implementation of these standards is verified through independent third-party monitoring

Through the sharing of best practices and the pursuit of continuous improvement, the RJC aims to bring together stakeholders of all sizes and from all areas of the jewelry industry. This powerful movement has attracted over 1000 member organizations to date.
Cartier continues to invite other industry stakeholders to join the movement.

Learn more about the RJC:
www.responsiblejewellery.com

 

 

 

Certified Member of the Responsible Jewelry Council

In 2016, Cartier was, for the third time, certified as adhering to the ethical, social, human-rights and environmental standards established by the Responsible Jewellery Council.

Cartier's operations were verified by the RJC-accredited auditor SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

Learn more about the certificates:
http://www.responsiblejewellery.com