“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.”
Jonathan Samuel, Group Head of Social Performance for Anglo American
“The Antwerp World Diamond Centre firmly believes in the work of DDI, and has been a partner of DDI for several years…The Maendeleo Diamond Standards clearly demonstrate that artisanal diamond mining can be done in a sustainable and responsible way, supporting and improving the livelihood of millions of families.”
Stéphane Fischler, President, AWDC
“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.”
Feriel Zerouki, Head of Government and Industry Relations
The Friends of the DDI program enables suppliers and retailers in the diamond industry to support our work, and respond to consumer concerns over ethical diamonds.