SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds

First comprehensive, multi-stakeholder sustainability standard serving the entire gemstone diamond and jewelry market, backed by third-party certification.

Consumers are increasingly looking for diamonds that meet the highest standards of ethical and environmental responsibility, protecting people and the planet. The new Sustainability Rated Diamonds standard, developed as Part I of the SCS-007 Jewelry Sustainability Standard series, is the first comprehensive, multi-stakeholder sustainability standard developed for the diamond sector.


File Name Document
SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds (Standard for Trial Use) English
SCS Standards Development and Modification Procedure English
SDO Organization English
SCS-007 Terms of Reference English
SCS Standard Development Board of Trustees Terms of Reference English
SCS-007 Infographic English


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