Where is Fairtrade gold produced?

Where is Fairtrade gold produced?

Fairtrade works exclusively with artisanal and small-scale miners. Fairtrade is working with nearly 50 artisanal and small-scale miner sites in Peru, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Is gold a Fairtrade product?

Fairtrade Gold is sourced exclusively from mines which meet the Fairtrade Gold Standard; an internationally recognised marker of best-practice. Workers in Fairtrade certified gold mines receive a guaranteed Fairtrade Minimum Price for their product.

How is gold ethically sourced?

Ethical gold comes from mines which work with different kinds of organizations that through programs, developing of initiatives, training and other strategies support the miners and their communities in improving their living conditions and responsible mining practices.

What is the most ethical metal?

ETHICAL PRECIOUS METALS

  • Platinum & Palladium. Platinum and palladium are beautiful but incredibly rare metals; apparently, if you put all the platinum in the world together in an Olympic sized swimming pool the depth wouldn’t even cover your ankles!
  • Silver.
  • RHODIUM PLATING.

What are the benefits of fair trade gold?

The Fairtrade Gold Stamp is a guarantee that the gold was responsibly mined and the miners were paid a fairer price. Buying Fairtrade Gold means miners can invest in projects to improve their communities such as healthcare, a better water supply and access to education.

How does Fairtrade gold work for gold miners?

Fairtrade works to ensure that miners get a fair share of this value and an additional $2,000 per kilo as a premium payment. Miners can reinvest the Fairtrade Premium as they choose, whether that’s in their community, or to improve their business and work their way out of poverty, building better futures.

How much is Fairtrade gold worth per kilo?

Fairtrade Gold is the most precious commodity Fairtrade is working in and is worth $40,000 per kilo in the global market. Fairtrade works to ensure that miners get a fair share of this value and an additional $2,000 per kilo as a premium payment.

Why is it important to have a Fairtrade certification?

Fairtrade certification aims at banning all forms of conflict minerals from the gold supply chain, so that the gold trade does not fuel instability and conflict in mining areas.

Which is the first jeweller to use fair trade gold?

Baroque Bespoke Jewellery is proud to be the first jeweller in Brighton using fair trade gold – all of our wedding bands are made solely using fair trade gold. Exclusive, tailor made designs are always offered in fair trade precious metals. Award winning British jewellery designer, Diana Porter, creates beautifully hand-crafted pieces.