RJC Certifies First Indian Company

The Responsible Jewellery Council announced June 22 that
Venus Jewel, the Indian diamond manufacturer, is the first RJC member in India
to achieve certification
, meeting the ethical, human rights, social, and
environmental standards established by the RJC Member Certification System.

“The RJC warmly congratulates Venus Jewel on achieving
certification,” said Michael Rae, RJC’s CEO, in a statement. “Venus Jewel is
the first of a significant wave of India-based companies that will achieve
certification this year.”