Code of Practices 2019 (COP)

Your pathway to responsible business.

Certification is the bridge between standards and impact – they help you transform your management practices into measurable action. The RJC Code of Practices is the only industry standard covering the entire jewellery and watch supply chain.

To achieve RJC Certified Member status is a major milestone in your sustainability journey. It demonstrates your commitment to responsible jewellery and promotes trust in the watch and jewellery supply chain. RJC Commercial Members who achieve Code of Practices 2019 Standards certification are permitted to display the official RJC Certified Member logo.

Mid-term Review

If required, some members may receive a mid-term review to assess your progress. This will be discussed with you during your audit report.

Training and Support

RJC members have two years to achieve Certified status and we’re here to support you every step of the way. Simply follow the certification pathway to achieve your goal. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Helpdesk and Training Team.
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Certification Pathway

Step-by-step guide to achieving RJC Code of Practices 2019 Standards certification.

Download Centre

Library of standards, guidance, toolkits and handbooks to help you achieve your RJC certification.


Standard - Code of Practices 2019

Guidance - Code of Practices 2019

RJC Supply Chains Guidance – 25 March 2022

Self-assessment - Code of Practices 2019

Assessment Manual (2020)

Assessment Manual (2019)

Risk-assessment Toolkit

Human Rights Due Diligence

Reporting Templates


Guida - Codice di Procedura 2019

Guida Practica di Autovalutazione RJC


Guide relatif au - Code des Pratiques

Classeur d'auto-évaluation du RJC


Standard - Verhaltenskodex des RJC

RJC Leitfaden zur Selbstbewertung


Estándar - Código de Prácticas

Documento de Orientación - Código de Prácticas

Guía de autoevaluación del RJC