Jewelry Companies’ Sourcing Improves, but Falls Short

November 27, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Major jewelry companies are improving their sourcing of gold and diamonds, but most cannot assure consumers that their jewelry is untainted by human rights abuses.
Many gold and diamond mine workers work in dangerous conditions. Covid-19 has increased risks of exploitation and abuse.
Voluntary standards can encourage better practices, but only legal requirements will ensure that all jewelry and watch companies take human rights seriously.


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