Alliance for Responsible Mining

RJC recognises Fairminded standard for gold from artisanal mining

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) have announced today that Fairmined Standard v.2.0, the landmark mining standard for the Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining sector, is now officially recognised as a Responsible Mining Standard under the RJC Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard for precious metals.

The Fairmined Standard v2.0 is now available

The Alliance for Responsible Mining launches the version 2.0 of the Fairmined Standard for Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

Feedback invited on Fairminded Standard for Gold and Precious Metals

Input is being actively solicited for the second round of consultation on the review of the FAIRMINED Standard for Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining, including associated precious metals. The consultation closes 15 September.

Standards for the Extractives Sector: A sustainability renaissance?

This webinar presents an overview of different standards initiatives operating in extractives, a critical sector for improving good practices. Responsible Jewellery Council, Equitable Origin and Alliance for Responsible Mining sit on the panel and answer questions about the major challenges and opportunities for standards.

Fairtrade International and Alliance for Responsible Mining end partnership on gold

The organisations had been engaged in a multi-year partnership to implement a shared vision of better conditions for artisanal and small-scale miners. After a review process the organisations have decided to phase out the Fairtrade and Fairminded dual label in favour of a more flexible model of co-operation for the future.

Recognition of Fairtrade gold standard to benefit artisanal miners

Responsible Jewellery Council recently announced a decision to recognise Part A of the Fairtrade and Fairminded Standard as a Responsible Mining Standard under the RJC Chain of Custody (COC) Standard for precious metals, signalling a commendable example of coordination amongst certification programmes in the jewellery supply chain.

Invitation to comment on Fairtrade and Fairminded Gold Standard

ISEAL member Fairtrade International and ISEAL affiliate Alliance for Responsible Mining have opened a public consultation on the Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard for Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining. Your feedback is welcomed until 7 October.

Alliance for Responsible Mining

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) is an independent, global-scale, pioneering initiative established in 2004 to enhance equity and wellbeing in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) communities through improved social, environmental and labour practices, good governance and the implementation of ecosystem restoration practices.
Syndicate content