Stephane Fischler, President of WDC
“The World Diamond Council is proud to support DDI’s innovative work. Of recent note, DDI’s Maendeleo Diamond Standards are impressive for both their comprehensive approach to artisanal diamond mining, and the fact that they have been field tested and refined in partnership with miners and their communities to the benefit of all.”
Feriel Zerouki, Head of Government and Industry Relations
''De Beers is committed to supporting credible industry-wide initiatives that reinforce stakeholder and consumer confidence. De Beers has supported DDI since its inception, and commends the organization on the hard work and efforts it has delivered so far.''
Jonathan Samuel, Group Head of Social Performance for Anglo American
''The Anglo American Group Foundation is excited by DDI's ability to catalyse systemic change in the artisanal mining sector, benefiting miners, their communities and ultimately diamond consumers worldwide.''
Denis Koh, Vice President, UL Consumer and Retail Services
''UL is dedicated to advancing sustainable business practices within supply chains worlwide. We fully support DDI's efforts to enable the responsible artisanal production of alluvial diamonds through the Maendeleo Diamond Standards.''