Zircon Industry Association, 24 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4AP, UK


ZIA and its members take our responsibilities seriously, not only in the way that we conduct our activities, strictly in accordance with our Code of Conduct but in the wider sense of good corporate citizenship.


2021 saw the launch of Membership Values for ZIA that shall apply to members, potential members and the wider industry, with ZIA taking-on the stewardship of these values. Our values are based on three core activities: Sustainability, Integrity & Positivity

SUSTAINABLE by going above and beyond to protect: -

  • People: by sharing best practices on matters of workplace safety and fair labour
  • The Environment: by operating, managing waste and remediating mindfully now and for the future
  • Communities: by respecting and actively supporting indigenous and local communities

Operate with INTEGRITY by being: -

  • Fully compliant with national and international laws, and with anti-corruption legislation
  • Enforcers of policies that ensure conformance to antitrust and competition laws
  • Non-discriminatory and fully enforcing of equal opportunities in everything we do

Promote a POSITIVE image of teh industry through: -

  • Collaborative engagement with key stakeholders across the globe
  • Supporting suppliers to work to the same exacting values
  • Knowledge sharing to ensure the safe manufacture and use of zircon and zirconia products
  • Market expansion of zircon and zirconia use in applications that enhance quality of life in a sustainable manner


In recent years, there has been a global increase in regulation within the areas of the environment, transport and health and safety. Regulations are becoming more stringent, whilst seeing a global trend in harmonisation.

ZIA’s Regulatory Committee is committed to working on members’ behalf to:

  • Keep abreast of emerging issues and proactively engage and influence any issues that arise
  • Ensure members receive early notification and insight into any emerging regulatory issues that may impact their business
  • Promote and support industry compliance with current and future regulations

Read more on our approach to regulation



As our world faces increasing challenges from industrialisation, urbanisation and a rising global population, sustainable development has become the mantra of our times. Find out how zircon plays a crucial role in supporting a sustainable world by helping to lower carbon emissions, reduce air pollution, support low carbon energy generation and offering sustainable living solutions.

Read more on zircon and sustainability