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Defining responsible gemstone mining: are we listening to the artisanal miners enough?

Defining responsible gemstone mining: are we listening to the artisanal miners enough?

September 24, 2019, by Chloe Jacot; edited by Angela Jorns

 

De Beers is Disrupting the Disruptors with its Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

De Beers is Disrupting the Disruptors with its Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

June 4, 2018, by Dr. Yolande Kyngdon-McKay

​De Beers’ announcement last week​ that it’s moving into the gem-grade synthetic diamond market was a surprise to many. Some viewed De Beers’ establishment of the synthetic, low-price diamond brand ‘Lightbox Jewelry’ as the company irrationally cheapening diamonds. In reality, De Beers’ move is pure genius.

May 2018 Newsletter: 'Responsible' vs. 'Sustainable' Sourcing, Changing Donor Priorities, and European Development Days 2018

May 2018 Newsletter: 'Responsible' vs. 'Sustainable' Sourcing, Changing Donor Priorities, and European Development Days 2018

May 16, 2018, by Jack Cooper

Our May Newsletter covers better business for jewellery industry actors, what changing donor priorities means for artisanal and small-scale mining, updates on our upcoming events, and more.

Better Business in the Jewellery Sector: The Difference Between Responsible and Sustainable Sourcing

Better Business in the Jewellery Sector: The Difference Between Responsible and Sustainable Sourcing

May 11, 2018, by Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo & Jack Cooper

What is the difference between 'responsible' and 'sustainable' sourcing? We cut through the buzzwords and look at how jewellery companies can build value through responsible and sustainable practices.

Event: ICGLR RCM Revision Side-Sessions at OECD 12th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

Event: ICGLR RCM Revision Side-Sessions at OECD 12th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

April 11, 2018, by Adam Rolfe

Members of the Levin Sources team will be in attendence at the OECD 12th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains and the OECD-World Bank Event on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining April 17 - 20. There, we are hosting ICGLR RCM Revision Side-Sessions​ to solicit stakeholder feedback.

Better Business in the Jewellery Sector: Trust-Based and Compliance-Based Cultures

Better Business in the Jewellery Sector: Trust-Based and Compliance-Based Cultures

April 4, 2018, by Victoria Gronwald & Estelle Levin-Nally

Explore how both trust and compliance are crucial to any business relationship, and are especially important as mechanisms for risk management in the jewellery sector.

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