Brown & Newirth Ltd believes Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is about understanding the business' impact on the wider world and how we can leverage this impact in a positive way.
CIBJO (World Jewellery Confederation) President Dr Gaetano Cavalieri speaking at the 3rd International Gem and Jewellery Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, December 12, 2012…
“When we talk about Corporate Social Responsibility it is essential to qualify exactly those to whom we are responsible. I would define three main groups:
To be responsible corporate citizens in the modern jewellery business, we must follow three basic rules of practice:
In terms of what CSR will mean to Brown & Newirth, it is essentially an umbrella term to encapsulate how we impact and engage with (i) employees, (ii) the community, (iii) suppliers, (i) the environment.
Brown & Newirth undertakes significant activities in these areas. We follow a four-pillar policy that can be seen below.
Brown & Newirth are proud to be a certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council, an independent body committed to advancing industry-wide responsible jewellery practices including high standards in business ethics and human rights and enhanced social and environmental performance.