Responsible Sourcing Policy

Firestar Diamond maintains an ongoing commitment to responsible corporate citizenship. The advancement of social, environmental and ethical practices permeates throughout all operations, systems and activities of the organization. Similar governance is demanded from its entire supply chain and is fully monitored. The following earned certifications illustrate our dedication towards ethical and responsible sourcing, and towards adherence to comprehensive social responsibility and sustainability.

1. The Kimberley Process

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The Kimberley Process (KP) is a joint governments, industry and civil society initiative to stem the flow of conflict diamonds – rough diamonds used by rebel movements to finance wars against legitimate governments.

2. Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocols

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The Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocols (SRSPs) are guides for Signet suppliers to ensure that all products which include gold, tin, tungsten, and tantalum provided to Signet are conflict-free. These protocols identify criteria suppliers must meet to verify their products as “conflict-free” and are based on existing and harmonized industry guidance and standards including the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) due diligence guidance.

3. Responsible Jewellery Council

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The Responsible Jewellery Council is a not-for-profit, standards setting and certification organisation. 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 group metals. The Code of Practices addresses human rights, labour rights, environmental impact, mining practices, product disclosure and many more important topics in the jewellery supply chain.