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Conflict Minerals Law May Shake Up Jewelry Industry in 2013

Jewelry News | Sat, Dec 22, 2012

The arrival of the New Year will mark an important moment in efforts to increase transparency in the jewelry supply chain. As of January 1, 2013, thousands of companies will be subject to a new U.S. law requiring them to disclose whether the gold in ...

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A Year Later, Conflict Minerals Law Provokes Debate

Jewelry News | Wed, Aug 17, 2011

It’s not very often that Congress passes new legislation aimed at breaking the link between violence and gold mining. So last summer, when Congress approved a law aimed at stopping the export of certain “conflict minerals”—gold, as well as tin, ...

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Financial Overhaul Bill Takes Aim at Dirty Gold

Jewelry News | Wed, Aug 18, 2010

The financial regulatory bill signed into law by President Obama last month aims to overhaul the laws that govern Wall Street. Although we will leave it to political pundits and economists to comment on the bill’s implications for the U.S. financial ...

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60 Minutes Report: Gold Mining Fuels Deadly Conflict in Congo

Jewelry News | Wed, Dec 23, 2009

Media focus on the problem of “conflict diamonds” has raised public awareness about the negative social and environmental consequences associated with diamond mining. Less media attention has been given to gold mining and how, as with ...

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New Standards for Sierra Leone

Jewelry News | Tue, May 27, 2008

The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) announced today the release of its Standards & Guidelines for Sierra Leone’s Artisanal Diamond Mining Sector. The release, in partnership with Sierra Leone’s Network Movement for Justice and Development, ...

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Environment & Mining Roundup 2007

Jewelry News | Tue, Feb 12, 2008

To keep our website up to date with the important issues and concerns in our work, we read a lot about conflict diamonds. And the global nature of the conflict diamond trade means that it gets covered from many different angles — in terms of ...

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