Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability in the artisanal mining industry by trading or processing Fairmined™ certified gold and silver as an Authorized Supplier and Licensee. Fairmined certification signals that that your gold, silver, and associated precious metals are mined from artisanal small-scale mines (ASM) following strict requirements for environmental protection, fair labor conditions, and economic development in mining communities.
Buyers, refiners, distributors, manufacturers, jewelers and other users of Fairmined certified gold and silver are eligible to earn distinction as Fairmined Authorized Suppliers and Licensees.
Fairmined Certification Criteria
The Fairmined Standard was developed with stakeholders in the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) network. It includes requirements for:
- Social development
- Economic development
- Conflict mitigation
- Environmental protection
- Ethical labor conditions