Sustainable Jewelry

Bradley's Jewellers Named First Female-owned GB Business to Be Accredited Retailer of Sustainability Rated Diamonds

Independent jeweller on Low Petergate, led by Kay Bradley, has been granted Accredited Retailer status by SCS Global Services.
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Independent jewellery retail business, Bradley’s Jewellers York has been named an Accredited Retailer under the SCS 007 Certified Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard by SCS Global Services, making it the first female-owned retailer in the UK to achieve such status.

Led by Kay Bradley on Low Petergate, York, this new accreditation authorises the retailer to represent and sell Certified Sustainability Rated Diamonds online and in-store across its Bradley’s Jewellers and Eco Rocks businesses.

Gemological Science International Achieves Global Accreditation As Verifier of Sustainability Rated Diamonds

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NEW YORK, November 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, achieved SCS Global Gem Identification Verification Provider accreditation for its laboratories and offices around the world. All SCS-007 certified diamonds that are graded, scanned, and laser inscribed by GSI, and which have accompanying information on laser inscription, diamond dimensions, and carat weights, can carry the approved Sustainability Rated claim of achievement.

SCS Global Services to Officially Launch Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard at Las Vegas Jewelry Week

SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds Standard brings consumer priorities to the forefront as the first in a series of standards aimed at transforming the luxury jewelry market.
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing and standards, will officially announce its certification program for the newly released SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds Standard for Trial Use at JCK Las Vegas, the jewelry industry’s premier annual trade event.

Award-Winning Communications Executive Brandee Dallow Joins SCS Global Services as Vice President of Sustainability for Luxury Goods

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that international branding and marketing expert, Brandee Dallow, has joined the company as its new Vice President of Sustainability for Luxury Goods. In this role, she will support international expansion of SCS certification programs engaged in the fine jewelry, accessories and apparel industries.

Gem Lab IGI Pledges to Become Carbon-Neutral

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June 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The New York office of the International Gemological Institute (IGI) is aiming to be the first carbon-neutral gemological laboratory by 2022.

“Our environment is an interdependent system where everyone has a role to play, and I am proud of the institute for stepping up and enacting real change,” IGI North America president Avi Levy said Wednesday. “While we are pioneering the practice in our sector, we look forward to others joining us in our environmental stewardship.”

Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds

Released for Public Stakeholder Review
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Standards announced today that its groundbreaking Certification Standard for Sustainable Diamonds (SCS 007) is now entering a 60-day public consultation phase, on the path to finalization this spring. Stakeholders are invited to review the standard and provide feedback.

Sustainable Custom Jewelry Company Thrives in Down Economy

C5 offers value beyond sparkle
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Like most industries, the jewelry sector has been hit hard by the down economy. Hundreds of jewelry retailers have been forced to close their doors while other, well-known companies have filed for bankruptcy protection. Despite this, C5 company, which launched in the spring of 2008 as a sustainable custom jewelry business, has just had its best quarter to date. By offering personalized service and an unparalleled commitment to environmental and social responsibility, C5 has attracted consumers and celebrities alike.

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Like most industries, the jewelry sector has been hit hard by the down economy. Hundreds of jewelry retailers have been forced to close their doors while other, well-known companies have filed for bankruptcy protection. Despite this, C5 company, which launched in the spring of 2008 as a sustainable custom jewelry business, has just had its best quarter to date. By offering personalized service and an unparalleled commitment to environmental and social responsibility, C5 has attracted consumers and celebrities alike.

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