Madagascar
Madagascar sapphire mine exposes jewellery firms' hollow ethical claims

A sapphire mines near Ilakaka, Southern Madagascar.
A sapphire mines near Ilakaka, Southern Madagascar. © Carlo Morucchio / Robert Harding via AFP
In Madagascar, the epicentre of the sapphire business, luxury groups like Richemont and LVMH have all made traceability commitments for their coloured stone jewellery, but these are not always respected on the ground. [...]
Published on 11.05.2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 4 minutes
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