Republic Metals Corporation Achieves Responsible Jewellery Council Member Certification
MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ -- Republic Metals Corporation (Republic Metals) is proud to announce that it has received member certification by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC). Republic Metals was audited and found to be in conformance with the RJC's Code of Practices by a universally recognized and accredited auditing body. Republic Metals' certification acknowledges and represents that Republic has a management system and organization wide procedures that exemplify the international standard of responsible ethical business practices as well as promote human rights, labor rights, and environmental health and safety management.
"We are very proud to have achieved certification to this prestigious association. This is a testament to Republic Metals' commitment to fair, transparent, and ethical business practice as well as the superior treatment of Republic's employees, clients, and human beings in general. It is among Republic's highest of priorities to maintain continuity as a company that is representative of strong moral values and high ethical standards in the precious metals industry," says Jason Rubin, President and CEO of Republic Metals.
News of this esteemed recognition comes shortly after Republic was honored with the addition of its brand to the London Bullion Market Association's (LBMA) list of good delivery refiners (gold and silver), and the CME Group's list of approved refiners (silver).
Headquartered in Miami, Republic Metals was established in 1980 and has since grown to become one of the largest and most respected primary precious metals refineries in the world. Throughout its history, Republic has displayed excellence in precious metals refining and has done so in a manner that is considered environmentally friendly, as demonstrated through its long time ISO14001 registration. Republic Metals is a designated "Responsible Gold Party" by the LBMA. All business conducted by Republic is performed in accordance with its stringent Patriot Act compliance and supply chain policies.
About the Responsible Jewellery Council
"The Responsible Jewellery Council is a not-for-profit, standard setting and certification organization. It has more than 480 member companies that span the jewelry supply chain from mine to retail. RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, gold and platinum group metals".1
1 "Responsible Jewellery Council." Responsible Jewellery Council. Web. 27 June 2014. http://www.responsiblejewellery.com/.
SOURCE Republic Metals Corporation