Responsible Jewellery Council
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is a non-profit certification and standards body founded in 2005.
There are 2 categories of RJC: Code of Practice (COP) and Chain of Custody (COC). Pichard-Balme is accredited to RJC – Code of Practice certification.
The purpose of this commitment is to promote responsible ethical, social and environmental practices, with respect for human rights, throughout the gold and/or diamond jewellery supply chain, from mining to retail. The RJC’s aim is to build client confidence by following strict rules while being fully transparent about the management of precious stones and metals.
For more information on the members of the RJC, its certification and standards, please visit the official website: www.responsiblejewellery.com
Therefore, as a manufacturer and supplier of luxury goods, we refuse to work together with partners that do not respect these values or for whom we have reasonable doubts. As such, we ensure that our employees and business partners equally share the same practices and expectations.
This is why we are audited every 3 years to renew our certificate.
The 6 golden rules of the Code of Practice
The rules of the Code of Practice are defined by the Members of the RJC.
The entire jewellery supply chain must respect the following points: