Certification Standard for Sustainability Rated Diamonds




Standard for Trial Use 


This standard is the first comprehensive, multi-stakeholder sustainability standard developed for the diamond sector and applies to both natural and laboratory-grown diamonds, including any entity that handles the diamonds on their way to market. This standard establishes unprecedented benchmarks of performance and transparency, featuring: 1) stringent environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievement; 2) climate neutrality; 3) sustainable production practices with net zero impact; 4) comprehensive origin traceability for the highest possible source-to-market certainty; and 5) sustainability investments that support vulnerable communities, reduce net impacts further, and contribute to a safer world.


SCS-007-1 Sustainability Rated Diamonds Standard V2.1 for Trial Use
SCS-007-1 Annex G: Data Requirements for Certified Diamonds and Certified Diamond Jewelry V1.0
SCS-007-1 Annex B: Approved Types of Sustainability Investments V1.0
SCS-007-1 Annex F: Audit Requirements by Facility Type V1.0
SCS-007-1 Annex A: Quantifying Climate Change Impacts V1.0
SCS-007-1 Annex C: Quantifying LCA Results for the Production Operation V1.0
SCS Standards Certification and Approval Requirements V1.0