Alan Zimmer is the newly elected board chair as Debra Puzio’s term ends.
MJSA and Columbia Gem House are using their design competition to raise funds for the community, which was badly hit by COVID-19.
A minimum of five recipients will be chosen, with funding ranging from $5,000 to $20,000.
Dozens of designers and brands donated pieces to help raise funds for its work addressing mercury pollution.
The in-person and virtual event is slated for Oct. 20.
All proceeds will go toward its miner toolkit initiative.
The 25th annual Dunn’s Run is dedicated to Jim Dunn, the founder of the family-owned jeweler.
The organization has also started a blog.
It also has a new sourcing program called Code of Origin and a partnership with National Geographic to help protect the Okavango Delta.
The president of Chicago’s Steve Quick Jewelers has traveled to the sites in Africa where the nonprofit works.
The organization is collaborating with Virtual Diamond Boutique and IGI to raise money for its charity partners.
The Oct. 20 event in New York City will have the theme of “Building Resilience with Responsible Business.”
The team behind the nonprofit has been on the ground to support several initiatives this summer.
Anglo American is donating the money to its Anglo American Foundation, which supports projects in countries where it mines.
The recipients are receiving a total $35,000 in five scholarship categories.
It will include 5,000 members of the diamond trade in its first stage.
Two of the new limited-edition styles benefit the Robin Hood Foundation to help impoverished New Yorkers.
The nonprofit has extended its deadline for its “Project Bracelet” competition.
From inclusivity in the workplace to climate change, these are the issues the jewelry giant is prioritizing.