Erwan le Louër, designer and ceo of le gramme, has always been sensitive to his footprint and that of his business. le gramme A forerunner in ethical jewelry, the entrepreneur created the first responsible jewelry brand in France in 2008.
, an extension of his commitments, was launched in 2013 with special attention to both the human and the product.
since then, the values of common good, sharing and transparency have infused each of the daily choices made by erwan le louër and his teams.
in perpetual evolution, the ethical approach of le gramme is intended to be concrete and lasting.
the human aspect is the beating heart of le gramme, and the cornerstone of its social and environmental responsibility strategy.
sharing value is one of the founding principles of this jewelry brand. all employees are assigned a share of its capital during their second year of service, and are included in strategic and operational discussions.
le gramme also firmly believes in a caring, inclusive management philosophy that encourages open discussions, regardless of position in the company. a reverse management programme provides transparent assessment of managerial teams.
le gramme is committed to the full development and work/life balance of its employees, and has implemented a number of positive initiatives, including the option of training each year in skills that may or may not be related to the brand’s business activity, and the opportunity to engage in a physical and sporting activity in a team with a coach, or via partially subsidised gym memberships.
the environmental impact of le gramme jewelry is constantly reassessed by erwan le louër and his teams.
all le gramme creations are produced in short supply chains exclusively within France, in workshops certified by the RJC (Responsible Jewelry Council). this certification guarantees that the supply chain and the materials used involve methods that are friendly to humans and the environment.
as part of its ethical approach, le gramme has chosen to use recycled materials. the brand currently uses over 80% recycled precious raw materials (gold and silver), and anticipates reaching 100% by 2023. diamonds are obtained via the international Kimberly Process, which controls and approves their supply source. the packaging and goodies that accompany the creations have also been created from recycled or upcycled materials.