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Sanctions on Myanmar may take sparkle out of Thai jewellery

  • 17 March 2008

BANGKOK: Thai jewellers are buying highly coveted rubies and jade at an official auction this week in Myanmar, which supplies stones for the kingdom are booming, multi-billion-dollar jewellery industry. But once they cut and set the gems, they could face…

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CRJP Asks WWF-UK to Withdraw ‘Deeper Luxury’ Report

  • 7 December 2007

The Council for Responsible Jewellery Practices (CRJP) took issue with a recent report published by WWF-UK (read) titled Deeper Luxury. CRJP's CEO Michael Rae distributed a letter to the group and other NGOs, CRJP members, and the media stating the…

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Deeper Luxury by WWF…What are you made of?

  • 5 December 2007

Les marques de luxes peuvent-elles àªtre «éthiques» ? Le respect de l’environnement (production, protection de la faune et de la flore), le comportement social de certaines maisons de luxe ont été passés aux cribles. Le rapport de la WWF (UK),…

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Les groupes de luxe mal notés sur le plan éthique

  • 1 December 2007

Dix groupes de luxe mondiaux classés de A+ (meilleure note) à  F (la moins bonne) par le WWF réalisent un score médiocre en matière de développement durable. Swatch (UHR.VX) Group et Richemont (CFR.VX) obtiennent un «D», pénalisés par le peu…

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L’Oréal the best of a bad lot

  • 30 November 2007

L'Oréal comes top in WWF's appraisal of the environmental and social records of the leading luxury brands, despite the French luxury cosmetics giant scoring only a C+ on the A-F scale. WWF is calling for luxury brands to improve their…

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Tod’s e Bulgari i cattivi del lusso

  • 30 November 2007

Tod's ultimo, Bulgari penultimo. Non fanno una bella figura, i marchi del lusso italiano, nella classifica dei «ricchi ma buoni» redatta dal Rapporto del Wwf inglese pubblicato ieri. Il Rapporto, intitolato «Deeper luxury», passa al microscopio i dieci maggiori brand…

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Luxury brands unconcerned ?

  • 30 November 2007

An article on the FT.com entitled "Luxury brands fails to make ethical grade" relates a report issued by the UK branch of WWF that Luxury brands do not really care about corporate social responsibility, ethics and the environment. The report,…

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Luxury brands fail to make ethical grade

  • 29 November 2007

Some of the world's biggest luxury conglomerates have failed to make the grade in a ranking of ethical and environmental performance. A report released today by the WWF, the conservation group, entitled "Deeper Luxury", gives Bulgari and Tod's, the Italian…

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Luxury brands criticised by WWF

  • 29 November 2007

WWF's Deeper Luxury report looked at 10 holding companies for luxury brands, including LVMH, PPR, Richemont and Tod's, and ranked them according to their ethical policies. Few companies fared well in the report, with Hermes and LVMH, which owns Louis…

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