Human Rights Assessment | Gems & Jewellery

Entry strategy for electric mobility charging in India

Client

Swiss Luxury brand –watches & jewellery (in association with a UK based ESG advisory firm)

Problem

  • Human rights assessment of the Indian facility (part of the supply chain) of the luxury brand
  • Covering the sourcing of gems & precious stones from mines

Solution

  • Understanding the precious gems value chain, including a scan on sourcing from regions known for human rights violations
  • Assessment of working conditions of the artisans (wages, social benefits, child & forced labour practices, OHS, grievance management, etc.)

Impact

  • Identification of human rights risks in the luxury brands value chain
  • Recommendation on various risk management measures in both the facility & mining value chain