●We will conform to all applicable law in the jurisdictions where we operate. ●We will conduct our business with honesty, sincerity, truthfulness, integrity and transparency. ●We will not engage in bribery and / or corruption. We will work to protect the industry and our clients against fraud, misrepresentation and unethical business practices. ●We will not tolerate money laundering and/or financing of terrorism. If applicable to our business, we will have an anti-money laundering (AML) program in place to fully comply with the USA Patriot Act. ●We will make every effort to ensure that we do not deal in the flow of conflict diamonds. ●We will fully comply with the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme and the World Diamond Council System of Warranties. ●We will fully and accurately disclose the material characteristics of the products and merchandise we sell. ●We will take reasonable measures to ensure the physical integrity and security of product shipments. ●We will respect commercial confidentiality and the data privacy of our employees, business partners and customers. ●We will strive to continuously improve our professionalism and expertise, as individuals and as a company.
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Social & Human Rights Practices
●We will respect the fundamental human rights of all our employees, business partners and customers. ●We will conform to all applicable laws related to labor practices with regard to workers1 rights and protections. ●We are committed to high standards of health and safety in our business. ●We will not discriminate against employees in accordance with applicable law. ●We will prohibit the use of degrading treatment, harassment, abuse, coercion or intimidation in any form in our business. ●We will adhere to all applicable laws related to working hours and compensation. ●We will strive to be good citizens and contribute to the communities in which we cio business. ●We will recognize and respect the rights of all indigenous peoples, and the value of their traditional, cultural and social heritage.
●We will strive to conduct our business in an environmentally responsible manner. ●We will strive to manage our environmental footprint by eliminating or minimizing negative environmental impacts. ●We will strive to ensure the efficiency of our business operations by managing our use of resources and energy.
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