Signet Jewelers is Latest RJC Certified MemberMay 03, 11
Signet Jewelers’ certification encompasses all of its U.S. and UK operations, which total over 1,800 retail locations. Signet Jewelers is the second RJC founding members to be certified, after Cartier.
The verification assessment of Signet Jewelers was conducted by Specialized Technologies Resources – Responsible Sourcing (STR‐RS), one of the independent third party auditing firms accredited to the RJC’s Member Certification System.
“Signet’s certification across its U.S. and UK retail stores, will send a strong message that responsible business practices are a necessity for today’s businesses,” says RJC CEO Michael Rae. “RJC warmly congratulates the Signet team on this outstanding effort.”
According to Signet CEO Mike Barnes, “Signet has the goal to operate as a profitable and socially responsible specialty retail jeweler. Therefore, a key objective is seeking to uphold our social, ethical and environmental principles and to ensure that these principles are upheld throughout the supply chain.”
Barnes added that in Signet’s view, the most efficient and effective way of achieving this commitment is through its membership of the RJC and compliance with its principles and Code of Practices. “Signet intends to do what it can within its sphere of influence to promote and bring greater awareness of the RJC to the industry,” said Barnes.