This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
ETHICAL The Wor ld Diamond Counc i l has wor ked suc ces s ful l y wi th


the Uni ted Nat ions , government s , and groups such as Global Wi tnes s and Par tner ship Af r i ca Canada to int roduce a s y s tem for the cer t i f i cat ion


of the sour ce of uncut diamonds and to prevent t rade in conf l i c t diamonds . Thi s s y s tem, known as the Kimber ley Proces s Cer t i f i cat ion Scheme (KPCS) , was f o rmal l y adopt ed i n No v embe r 2002, and came i n t o ope rat i o n o n Januar y 1, 2003. De Beer s , wi th the Wor ld Diamond Counci l , has helped spearhead thi s ini t iat i ve on behal f of the diamond indus t r y.


At De Beer s Diamond Jewel ler s , al l of our diamonds are


accompanied by our guarantee that your jewel ler y has been ethical ly s o u r c ed and r e spo n s ibl y c raf t ed. De Be e r s r equ i r e s t hat eac h and ever y suppl ier operates s t r i c t l y wi thin the Kimber ley Proces s Cer t i f i cat ion


Scheme, and requi res fur ther wr i t ten guarantees that the diamonds suppl ied do not come f rom other conf l i c t areas or have otherwi se come f rom i l legi t imate sour ces . Thi s s t r ingent conf l i c t diamond pol i c y and i t s cer t i f i cat ion i s our conf ident dec larat ion that ever y s ingle piece of De Beer s jewel ler y i s ethi cal l y produced and 100% conf l i c t f ree.


46


47


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36