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NDC Member Commitment

As a member of the NDC, we are committed to demonstrating our corporate social responsbility

Working together for a better future and protecting our planet is crucial to all of the NDC’s members.To support this the members have made three pledges – aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals – to ensure a common focus to always strive to do the best for the world we live in. The pledges are the NDC’s guiding lights and allow it to highlight the positive work that is being done to support sustainable development and create a lasting legacy for future generations.

The mission of the Natural Diamond Council is to advance the integrity of the modern diamond jewelry industry and inspire, educate and protect the consumer by:

  • Communicating the inherent value and benefits of natural diamonds and the companies supplying them
  • Reinforcing the positive impact of the natural diamond industry by sharing insights, communicating best practices and promoting ethical, social and environmental standards
  • Ensuring clear and accurate information about diamonds and the diamond industry
  • Partnering with industry stakeholders for the purpose of driving transparency and trust

Together, the NDC’s seven members represent approximately 75% of the world’s rough diamond production. With 35 operations in eight countries across four continents, NDC Members impact the lives and environments of millions of people.  

The NDC’s members are fully committed to supporting the sustainable development of communities, diamond-producing countries and the diamond sector from mine to market. They aim to provide safe, highquality jobs and to locally source goods and services needed for their operations. As an organisation, the Natural Diamond Council also convenes its members to collaborateexchange information and share best practices.  

Requirements for NDC members include commitment to the highest standards of integrity and responsibility in all aspects of their business and at all stages of the value chain, including toward:  

  1. Transparency 
  2. Ethical, sustainable business practices 
  3. Making a lasting, positive impact 
  4. Environmental stewardship 
  5.  Promoting health and well-being of employees