The Kimberly Process

The KimberleyProcess (KP) – aims to ensure that diamond purchases do not end up financing violence and bloodshed by rebel groups and their allies seeking to undermine legitimate governments. KP has performed a significant role in its operations. Its members currently account for about 99.8% of the global production of raw diamonds.

KimberleyProcess Certification Scheme:

The KimberleyProcess Certification Scheme (KPCS) was created in November 2002. The KPCS sets out the guidelines for controlling the production and trade in rough diamonds. Under it, every shipment of rough diamonds crossing an international border must be:

Any failure to comply with the procedures may lead to the removal of the non-compliant member country Diamond Vault NV firmly believes in the need for an ethical business space and endorses the need to maintain a scrupulous and assured regard for global standards and best practices.