De Beers Launches 2030 Goals: 12 KPI's, 4 Pillars & 10 Years To Achieve Them

30/11/2020 17:58

Mining company De Beers has launched an ambitious vision to reach 12 milestone KPI's, three in each of four key area's - Thriving Communities, Ethical Practices, Protecting Nature and Equal Opportunities, to be achieved by 2030.

By 2030 De Beers wants to

  •     Extend its Best Practice Principles (a set of leading ethical, social and environmental standards) beyond its value chain to advance industry standards
  •     Provide the origin and impact of every diamond it discovers and sells
  •     Deliver scalable solutions to improve the livelihoods of artisanal miners
  •     Achieve priority UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3) health targets in all its partner communities
  •     Establish skills partnerships in all its partner communities
  •     Have supported four jobs across its partner countries for every one job at its operations
  •     Be carbon neutral across its operations
  •     Reduce its water footprint by 50%
  •     Achieve a net positive impact on biodiversity
  •     Achieve equal opportunity, including gender parity, for employees across its workforce
  •     Support 10,000 women entrepreneurs and engage 10,000 girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects
  •     Increase the diversity of creative talent in the diamond jewellery sector