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Give Macy’s a ring today! (Not the gold kind)


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By Nick Magel

December 20, 2011

Over 16,000 people have urged Macy’s – by letter or by Facebook – to speak out against dirty gold, and sign the Golden Rules for Responsible Metals Sourcing.

Unfortunately, they haven’t.Yet.

So it’s time to ramp up the pressure.

Can you take a minute from your busy holiday week to call Macy’s? Think of it as caroling against dirty gold. We need to call Macy’s and tell their people (Jim and Beth) to sign the Golden Rules.

Jim Sluzewski, Senior VP, External Affairs 513-579-7764  &
Beth Charlton, Director Issue Management & Special Projects, 513-562-6928

We’re asking for 1 minute of your day to call Macy’s and ask them to sign the “Golden Rules” for responsible metals sourcing. We want to call two representatives at Macy’s - if you can only make one call, that’s ok!

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Tagged with: gold, no dirty gold, jewelry retailers, golden rules, jewelry, macys, action


Macy’s passes the buck on responsibility

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By Nick Magel

December 14, 2011

The past two weeks Earthworks and Change.org members have sent over 14,000 petitions to Macy's calling for them to sign the "Golden Rules". Macy's remained silent.

This past week people concerned with Macy’s inaction to help curb irresponsible gold mining took over Macy’s Facebook page. Over 200 people flooded the Facebook page asking Macy’s to take a stand against irresponsible metal mining, join the over 80 other jewelry retailers, and sign the “Golden Rules”. For the first few days, Macy’s seemed to be ignoring people’s questions and concerns.

Today, Macy’s has posted a reply on its Facebook page. The response lays out precisely why we need Macy’s, as a major jewelry retailer, to sign on to the “Golden Rules”

 

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