According to an estimate, women drive almost ninety percent of the world’s jewellery demands. Their taste and preferences influence and shape the jewellery industry. Despite this, the proportion of the women workforce in the jewellery industry was negligible for a long time. Although the participation of women increased in the wake of several movements in support of women globally, even today, the jewellery industry has largely been seen as a “man’s world.” Women are present in the retail sector of jewellery, but they are entirely absent in the upstream supply-chain stages like mining and cutting.
KGK and Women Empowerment
Empowerment is, undoubtedly, a pivotal component of a business. KGK understands the importance of empowering women and take various initiatives to drive a positive change towards women’s empowerment and gender equality.
A responsible relationship with the planet and people has always been an integral part of KGK. We believe that women empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights. Advancing equality is critical to achieving the objectives of the organisation; and hence, we empower women across the supply chain.
At the heart of KGK lies the philosophy: Love, Respect, and Protect women.
Right from the final product that is sourced and designed exclusively for women, to employment; KGK encourages women to embrace and celebrate their amazing qualities by supporting them and rewarding them.
Today, more and more women are breaking into male-dominated roles like a miner, gemstone cutter, and managers.
Initiatives of KGK
Making KGK accessible for everyone, we support a multi-generational women workforce
Increased participation of women in decision making by hiring them in leadership roles.
Our staff is actively involved in addressing issues such as gender bias and provides freedom from the risk of violence.
Female workers are driving the growth of an ethical jewellery sector, and are marketing jewellery as a statement of women’s empowerment. Gone are the days where the jewellery trade was led predominantly by men. KGK, a leading jewellery manufacturer in India, is committed to upholding the position of women in the organisation and society. There is now an equal emphasis on hiring women leaders to support gender equality. We firmly believe that hiring women in leadership roles will ensure sustainability, equality, and diversity.