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Synthetics Organization Hires Sustainability Chief 

June 30, 2024  |  Suzanne Watkin

The Grown Diamond Trade Organization (GDTO) has appointed Stanley Mathuram as head of sustainability standards and ratings. 

Mathuram was previously the executive vice president of third-party certifier and standards developer SCS Global Services, the company said Thursday. GDTO created the new position in an effort to bring sustainability, transparency and ethical practices to the synthetic-diamond industry. 

Mathuram has over 25 years of experience is sustainability, climate finance, carbon markets and business development. He was instrumental in creating, launching and implementing SCS’s Certified Sustainability Rated Diamonds standard.  

“[Mathuram’s] extensive knowledge and experience will be invaluable as we develop and implement rigorous sustainability standards and ratings for the lab-grown diamond industry,” said Marty Hurwitz, executive director of GDTO.  “[His] leadership will help ensure that our members adhere to best practices that benefit not only consumers but also the environment and society at large.” 

Image: Stanley Mathuram. (Grown Diamond Trade Organization)

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