CME SUPPLIER CODE OF CONDUCT

CME is a family run company, founded in 19878. We aim to conduct our business in a manner which is honest and ethical. We have work with a large number of suppliers from the UK and across the globe, most of whom have supplied us for many years. We expect all of our Suppliers to adhere to the Responsible Business practice standards outlined below. We also expect that our Suppliers will communicate these requirements to all of their Suppliers.

 1. Business Practices

2. Human & Labour Rights

Ensure the following:

3. Environmental Protection

4. Sourcing

Diamond Suppliers

Gold, Silver and Precious Gemstone Suppliers

Make best endeavours to ensure:

Gold suppliers should apply the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas Supplement on Gold.

5. Product Disclosure

That all products offered for sale to CME are offered with a complete and accurate disclosure of all relevant information about jewellery products, including the types of treatments used to alter the products appearance. The information must be disclosed for gold, silver, diamonds, treated diamonds, synthetic diamonds and diamond simulants; coloured gemstones and synthetic, imitation, treated, artificial, reconstructed or composite coloured gemstones. The information must be disclosed for the composition of semi-precious stones and natural substances such as amber, turquoise, etc.