May 17, 2020

Signet Jewelers strengthens sustainable diamond supply chain

Signet Jewelers Limited
Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocol for Diamonds
H.Samuel
Diamonds
Nye Longman
2 min
Signet Jewelers strengthens sustainable diamond supply chain
Signet Jewelers Limited announced it had launched the Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocol for Diamonds (D-SRSP), which will promote supply chain transp...

Signet Jewelers Limited announced it had launched the Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocol for Diamonds (D-SRSP), which will promote supply chain transparency.

Signet Jewelers operates roughly 3,600 stores worldwide under the brands Kay Jewellers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewellery, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples, and Piercing Pagoda, as well as a range of regional retailers.

Signet Chief Executive Mark Light said: "The D-SRSP builds on existing diamond industry standards, the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the OECD's Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains to ensure transparency through a collaborative process that is practical and workable. Today's consumers increasingly expect companies [to be] held accountable for... the integrity of our supply chain."

Signet’s new protocol was developed with from a number of key diamond industry player, including:

  • De Beers
  • Rio Tinto
  • Dominion
  • The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB)
  • The United States Jewelry Council
  • The International Diamond Manufacturers Association
  • Partnership Africa Canada
  • The Diamond Development Initiative
  • Jewelers of America
  • Officials from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Governments
  • Signet diamond suppliers from around the world
     

The protocol requires suppliers to perform greater due diligence and supports the efforts of the industry, as well as governments, to track where diamonds come from.

Light added:

"We have been active in the development of harmonised industry guidance and standards for many years, and with the new Responsible Sourcing Protocol for Diamonds, we are asking our suppliers to carefully map their supply chains more rigorously than ever before."

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SOURCE: [Cleveland.com

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Jul 30, 2021

The Ultimate Procurement & Supply Chain Event

Procurement
Supplychain
live
event
3 min
Take a look at our agenda for Procurement & Supply Chain Live, where innovation meets implementation, coming to you live from London

From September 28th-30th, network with C-level executives, gain insight from industry pioneers and walk away with actionable insights that accelerate your career. By the end of the week, we promise you’ll have the skills to solve the world’s most pressing supply chain and procurement challenges. 

The three-day show is an essential deep dive into the industry, with influential speakers sharing insights and strategies from their organisations, group roundtable discussions, and fireside chats. Whether you attend virtually or in person, you’ll strategise how to cope with global disruption, learn from industry leaders, and walk away with tips, tactics, and tangible connections. 

 

How to Attend

 

In a COVID-disrupted era, we know that the majority of people would rather avoid travelling for events─why take the risk, right? In response to the continued disruption, BizClik Media Group has decided that Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will offer the best of both worlds through hybrid accessibility. 

That means you and your peers can attend the event in person or virtually ─ with no disadvantages for people who choose not to make the trip to the Tobacco Dock venue. 

 

In-Person

 

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will be held at the Tobacco Dock in London, an industry-leading venue that is renowned for delivering world-class events. For attendees’ peace of mind, the venue is working to the government-endorsed AEV All Secure Framework, alongside mia’s AIM Secure and ‘Good to Go’ accreditation, they will ensure that we achieve a COVID-secure environment to facilitate all of your networking needs. 

 

Virtually

 

Our physical venue is both historic and stunning, but it has no bearing on the information that you and your peers can gain from the event. You can still absorb it all, interact with other attendees, and enjoy the conference experience on your alternative, virtual platform. 

The platform will feature live feeds from all of the stages, as well as virtual networking areas. So, if you want to avoid travel, it’s not a problem! You can still get involved and enjoy the entire experience from the comfort of your own home. 


 

What’s on the agenda?

 

With keynote addresses from global leaders, dynamic roundtable discussions, and extensive networking opportunities, Procurement & Supply Chain 2021 will expand your network, deliver insight, and enhance your organisation’s reach. 

Across the three-day event, a number of relevant topics and trends surrounding procurement and supply chain will be discussed. 

 

  • Tuesday 28 September - Digital supply chain
  • Procurement strategy (11:30 am)
  • Supply chain leaders forum (12:00 pm)
  • Women in supply chain (14:00 pm)
  • Procurement technology (14:30 pm) 
  • Wednesday 29 September - Procurement consulting
  • Sustainability (11:30 am) 
  • Supply chain management (12:00 pm) 
  • Digitalisation (14:00 pm)
  • Risk & Resilience (14:30 pm)
  • Thursday 30 September - APAC sessions (04:00 am)


 

Influential executives from around the world will give their insights and professional experiences surrounding these topics, allowing you and your company to leave with valuable information. 

The past year has shown how important supply chains are and the importance of managing them correctly. With increasing digitalisation across all industries, you won’t want to miss out on our great speakers and information surrounding this topic. Preparing your company for the future is key, and we are sure you will gain great insights at our three-day event. 

Order now to make the most of our early-bird offer. Ticket prices increase over 50% soon! For tickets and information, head over to our event site.

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