The retailers listed below have taken a big step towards more more responsible sourcing of gold by declaring their support for the Golden Rules.
These Rules represent social, environmental, and human rights criteria for more responsible gold production. By signing on to the rules, these retailers have pledged to pursue and encourage “cleaner” sourcing of gold and other metals.
Some of these jewelers made statements about the importance of more responsible metals sourcing, and the Golden Rules.
Read about the efforts that most of these jewelers are making — and some are dragging their feet on — in the jeweler report card in Tarnished Gold: Assessing the Jewelry Industry’s Progress on Ethical Sourcing of Metals.
* retailers whose commitments were obtained by our partners at CAFOD in the UK
(x) retailers no longer in operation under listed name as of May, 2009
Read what leading jewelers have to say about the Golden Rules and ethical sourcing.