(LONDON) - The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has announced that Pandora, the world’s third largest jewelry brand, has joined the Council’s membership.
Pandora, the Danish leading designer and manufacturer of hand finished and modern jewelry, joins more than 250 companies and trade associations in the Council’s membership.
“I am delighted that Pandora has become a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council,” says Michael Rae, the RJC’s Chief Executive Officer.
“PANDORA’s membership will strengthen RJC’s mission of responsible business practices amongst large and small industry players and will reach the youngest generations through their innovative approach,” said Rae.
“Pandora is committed to promoting responsible practices – from the sourcing of precious metals and gemstones to the crafting and marketing of our jewelry. We strongly believe in setting high common quality standards for the industry, and we look forward to actively working together with the Responsible Jewellery Council and its member organizations in order to encourage responsible practices throughout the jewelry industry,” says Mikkel Vendelin Olesen, CEO, Pandora.
Pandora was established in Copenhagen in 1982 by Danish goldsmith Per Enevoldsen and his wife Winnie. Pandora started to expand beyond Denmark in 2000 and the company has grown to become one of the leading international jewelry manufacturers.
Pandora, like all other Commercial Members of the RJC, has committed to be audited by accredited, third party auditors to verify the company’s conformance with the RJC’s Code of Practices and become certified. The RJC Member Certification System is renowned for the quality and breadth of its scope and standards and the integrity and transparency of its developmental process.
For more information please visit www.responsiblejewellery.com.