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RJC News

ALROSA steps down from the Board of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC)

London, UK – 3rd March 2022: ALROSA has voluntarily stepped down from the position of Vice-Chair of RJC, temporarily leaving the Board of Directors.

This was communicated to the Board of Directors during the meeting on March 3rd. ALROSA stays committed to the RJC’s highest standards of responsible business practices and sustainability pledges, and continues to contribute to the positive impact to the communities and the people where it operates.

“Like so many, we are deeply saddened by the geopolitical situation in connection with the Ukraine crisis,” said David Bouffard, RJC Chair. “The RJC team will support our 1,500 international members with guidance to comply to all applicable sanctions, together with the RJC COP requirements on due diligence within their supply chains. The RJC will continue to closely monitor the situation in accordance with international regulations and update its members with guidance as it evolves.”

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Olivia Saunders-Smith
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Responsible Jewellery Council
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About Responsible Jewellery Council

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is the leading standards organisation of the global jewellery and watch industry. It has over 1,600 member companies in 71 countries, that span the jewellery supply chain from mine to retail. RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, coloured gemstones, silver, gold and platinum group metals.

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