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India: GJEPC launches “Jewellers for Hope” Book

The book chronicles philanthropic activities undertaken by the gem and jewelry sector
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India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has launched a book titled “Jewellers For Hope – With Hearts of Gold” – a compilation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities undertaken by the gem and jewelry trade in India, Diamond World reports.

 

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The book “highlights the magnitude of social work collectively undertaken by the gem and jewellery industry for the benefit of society.” India’s gem and jewellery sector accounts for approximately $36 billion in exports and employs over 4.3 million people,” according to the trade organization.

 

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GJEPC Chairman, Colin Shah said: “Jewellers for Hope – With Hearts of Gold is the only known compendium of the philanthropic activities undertaken by our industry for the betterment of society […] The book is a humble attempt by the Council to chronicle some of these contributions.”



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