Certified

SUSTAINABILITY RATED DIAMONDS

Diamonds You Can Trust & Cherish for a Lifetime

The Most Trusted Name

in Third Party Certification

Independent assessment of diamonds and determination of Sustainability Ratings is conducted by SCS Global Services, a recognized pioneer and leader in third-party sustainability certification and standards for nearly four decades.

The Certificate that

Provides You Full Transparency

Each Certified Diamond is accompanied by a detailed Certificate that explains how its Sustainability Rating was earned, including origin traceability, conformance with rigorous ethical and environmental requirements, progress in reaching Climate Neutrality and zeroing out other production-related impacts, and sustainability investments.

Complete Confidence in

Origin of Your Diamond

Certification under the SCS 007 standard incorporates revolutionary diamond testing technology that can trace a diamond back to its source. This testing is further backed up by a series of checks and balances throughout the chain of custody, including laser inscription and random sampling and testing, to ensure that your diamond comes from a well-known, highly reputable source.

The Complete and Comprehensive Certificate of Sustainability

Origin

Traceability

Sustainability Rated Diamonds are tracked through a verified origin traceability process that provides 99.9% accuracy of the origin of each diamond through its entire chain of custody, from producer to point of sale.

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Ethical

Stewardship

Each diamond is certified to adhere to twelve core ethical principles aligned to the strictest internationally recognized norms of business integrity.

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Climate

Neutrality

Sustainability Rated Diamonds are certified on their journey toward achieving full Climate Neutrality – produced in a manner that mitigates both current annual climate pollutants and past (“legacy”) greenhouse gas emissions still affecting the climate.

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Sustainable

Production

Sustainability Rated Diamond producers are committed to the principle of doing no harm to humans or environment, and are actively working to avoid, eliminate or offset any impacts that might be associated with the production process.

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Sustainability

Investments

Sustainability Rated Diamond producers engage in sustainability investments that help uplift artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) and other vulnerable communities, clean the air, protect the climate and protect endangered watersheds and ecosystems.

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Your Registered Diamond Certificate:

Protecting the Value of Your Investment

Each Certified Diamond is issued a unique Certificate that serves as a permanent record of the sustainability journey of your diamond, to treasure for years to come along with your diamond jewelry, and to pass along as an heirloom or share with others in the future. This third-party certified documentation will sustain and grow the value of your diamond, distinguishing it by detailing accomplishments under each pillar of sustainability – Origin Traceability, Ethical Stewardship, Climate Neutrality, Sustainable Production Practices, and Sustainability Investments – along with grading report highlights. Learn More

Our Diamond

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

A Sustainability Rated Diamond is a stone from an accredited natural or laboratory grown diamond production operation that undergoes an exhaustive certification process where it is evaluated by a neutral third-party certification body found to be in full conformance with the requirements of the SCS-007 Jewelry Sustainability Standard – Sustainability Rated Diamonds.

The Latest SCS-007

News, Features and More

SCS Global Services to Officially Launch Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard at Las Vegas Jewelry Week

Aug 19, 2021

SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing and standards, will officially announce its certification program for the newly released SCS-007 Sustainability Rated Diamonds Standard …

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Green Rocks™ Laboratory Grown Diamonds Earn Third-Party Sustainability Rated Diamond Certification

Aug 17, 2021

Green Rocks Diamonds, a producer of gemstone-quality laboratory grown diamonds sold under the Green Rocks™ brand, has been accredited under the SCS 007 Sustainability Rated Diamond Standard for Trial Use. This achievement grants Green Rocks the…

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Award-Winning Communications Executive Brandee Dallow Joins SCS Global Services As Vice President of Sustainability for Luxury Goods

Aug 2, 2021

SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that international branding and marketing expert, Brandee Dallow, has joined the company as its new Vice President of Sustainability for Luxury Goods…

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Become an SCS-007 Accredited Retailer

If you are a retailer interested in selling Sustainability Rated Diamonds, please sign up here and we will follow up with more information.

    SCS transmits Data Request Form to the facility producing and/or handling diamonds, requesting information on policies, procedures, and operations.
    (If chain of custody verification is in scope) Producer submits diamonds for creation of trace element fingerprint.
    Facility returns completed Data Request Forms with supporting documentation. SCS reviews documentation, conducts a pre-assessment, then conducts audits.
    (Applicable only to Handlers) Cut diamond verification begins.
    SCS issues preliminary audit findings, including any non-conformities observed against SCS-007. In addition, Producers receive LCA results and climate footprint.
    Facility has opportunity to remediate issues found in the audit and/or testing and plan further corrections in a Corrective Action Plan, which is submitted to SCS.
    SCS reviews the Corrective Action Plan and draft report is submitted for internal QC.
    Final Certification Decision and report package is issued.