Gem Diamonds’ strong relationships with stakeholders, particularly employees, regulators, communities and society, underpins the Group’s
social licence to operate. The relationships built and information obtained through regular engagements with these stakeholders, provides
relevant input for decision-making, promotes the long-term sustainability of the Group and enables our contribution to wider society.
The Board is responsible for stakeholder engagement and relevant stakeholder views and strategic issues are regularly reviewed, clearly
understood and underpin the work of the Board. We consider the views of stakeholders when making decisions regarding strategy,
sustainability, remuneration, CSI and other relevant matters.
Our stakeholder engagement strategy guides interactions with stakeholders. Various engagement channels are utilised, which include:
The effectiveness of stakeholder engagement in the Group is included in the annual Board evaluation process and personal performance
objectives (that determine short-term incentive bonuses) for Executive Directors include a weighting for strengthening key stakeholder