SCS Standards Releases Draft of SCS-007 Final Standard for Public Review

Emeryville, Calif.,

SCS Standards is pleased to announce that a final version 1.0 of the SCS-007-1 Certification Standard for Sustainability Rated Diamonds is now available for public review.  

The Standard was first introduced in 2020 under “trial use” status. It has been tested in the field by dozens of industry stakeholders since resulting in this refined version. Final Version 1.0 of the standard will include: 

  • Tiered indicators to incentivize continuous improvement 
  • Revisions to melee requirements 
  • Updates to criteria related to origin traceability and sustainable production  
  • Updates to climate related criteria  
  • Format changes for greater clarity 

The public is welcome to comment on the final version 1.0 of the standard until January 30, 2024. To submit comments, please reach out to [email protected].  

About SCS Standards 

SCS Standards is a non-profit organization committed to the development of standards that advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Standards are developed in alignment with best practices and guidelines provided by internationally recognized bodies to ensure a robust, transparent and collaborative approach. SCS Standards is an affiliate of Scientific Certification Systems, Inc., and is its official affiliate standards development body. 

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