Industry Standards

Below is a selection of standards published by industry organizations and NGOs and utilized by different parts of the diamond and jewelry industry. They range from fair trade standards implemented by very few companies, to best practice principles upheld by almost every industry member. Click on the titles to access the reports.

Responsible Jewellery Council

  • Code of Practices
  • Certification Handbook

Association for Responsible Mining

Columbia Gem House

Fair Gems Process

Canadian Diamonds

Diamond Development Initiative