IGI met ethical, social and environmental standards.

(Press Release) MUMBAI – International Gemological Institute India announced that it has achieved certification according to the Responsible Jewellery Council’s 2013 Code of Practices, which signifies the institute has met the ethical, social and environmental standards as established by the council.

RJC members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices, an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, gold and platinum group metals.

"It is a pleasure to announce IGI India has been certified against the 2013 COP," said Andrew Bone, RJC’s executive director. "The provisions under the 2013 COP address important issues for our members and their supply chain. We are delighted to see members achieving certification against the standard and warmly congratulate IGI India."

Tehmasp Printer, IGI India managing director, said, "We are elated to receive certification from the RJC and express our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the entire IGI India team for their hard work and dedication in achieving this honor. IGI India is delighted to annouce it is now part of the elite circle of RJC certified members, including IGI-North and South America, which has been a member since 2009."

For more information on RJC members, certification and standards, visit www.responsiblejewellery.com. To learn more about IGI and its offerings, visit www.igiworldwide.com.

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