Debswana Compliance

​​​Debswana is committed to complying with all legislation in Botswana, relevant foreign legislation in all jurisdictions where Debswana and its partners (De Beers and Anglo American) do business, as well as international best practice standards including but not limited to the following:

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARDS (IFRS STANDARDS)

These provide a common global language for company reporting, ensuring easy comprehension, reliability, relevance and international comparability.

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION STANDARDS (IFC)

These are a set of World Bank Group performance standards on managing environmental and social risks.

THE EQUATOR PRINCIPLES

These are internationally recognized financing standards that provide for due diligence in support of responsible environmental and social project risk decision making.​

THE KIMBERLEY PROCESS (KP)

This is a cooperative agreement amongst governments, civil society and industry, intended to stem the illicit flow of conflict diamonds around the world.