Most of you will know that we are very proud of our B Corp status. We have said time and time again that we are committed to constantly looking for new ways of improving our business for people and planet.
But what does this actually look like?
We are used to hearing brands talk vaguely about their ethics and never seeing evidence of change. Part of our desire to become a certified B Corp was the high social and environmental performance standards, accountability and transparency to which they hold their certified businesses.
Since our certification, we have been on a fascinating journey of change. We have learnt to get comfortable in not always knowing how to navigate the challenges in our industry and instead just taking one step at a time.
In the spirit of sharing the process, let’s update you on what we are doing...
Working with Stone Dealers
At EC One, we want to become more involved in our sourcing story. Traditionally the miners, stone dealers and jewellers have operated as separate elements. We envision working together.
This is why we have recently sent some of our team to visit one of our stone dealers, ‘Wennick Lefèvre’. Brogan and Elise visited their office in Copenhagen, while Jos went to Sri Lanka.
Every Wennick Lefèvre gemstone is natural and untreated, and they know the story of each stone. They have long-lasting, close relationships with all their miners and cutters...
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