Diamond Empowerment Fund

The Diamond Empowerment Fund is a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to support initiatives that develop and empower people in diamond communities worldwide. It believes that education is a key component to sustainable development, which in turn is essential to empower individuals, communities, and society toward future economic prosperity, stability, and advancement. D.E.F. supports … Continued

International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA)

The International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) has 16 members who are national associations representing diamond manufacturing and export businesses. These include for example the Syndicate of the Belgian Diamond Industry, the Indian Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, and Diamond Manufacturers Associations from Israel, Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa, and the US. IDMA is committed … Continued

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC)

The Responsible Jewellery Council is a not-for-profit standard-setting and certification organization. It has more than 700 member companies that span the Jewellery supply chain from mine to retail. RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, gold and platinum … Continued

World Diamond Council (WDC)

The primary purpose of the WDC is to represent the diamond industry in the development and implementation of regulatory and voluntary systems to control the trade in diamonds embargoed by the United Nations or covered by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (so called “conflict diamonds”). “Conflict diamonds” are rough diamonds used by rebel movements or … Continued

World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB)

The object of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses is to protect the interests of its 30 affiliated diamond bourses and their individual members, and to further the amicable settlement or arbitration of differences and disputes between the individual members of the affiliated bourses and between the affiliated bourses. In furtherance of this object, it … Continued

CIBJO – The World Jewellery Confederation

CIBJO is the oldest international organisation in the jewellery sector, having been established in 1926. Its membership is made up largely of national jewellery trade organizations from more than 40 countries around the world. Many international jewellery sector’s private corporations and service providers are also affiliated to CIBJO through commercial membership. CIBJO’s purpose is to … Continued