Fairmined for jewelries mints banks

JEWELRY AND LUXURY BRANDS, MINTS AND BANKS

Your easy access to ethical gold

Palme d’Or © Chopard 

why doing it?

More and more consumers desire to buy ethical products, reduce their negative impacts on the environment and support social change.

GROWING DEMAND

Online searches for ethical jewelry have been increasing by 75% year-on-year and
“ethical gold” has seen a 73% rise in interest since January 2020.

CERTIFIED GOLD

Almost 50% of U.S. consumers between the ages of 25 and 35 would choose certified responsible gold from artisanal and small-scale mining.**

CONSUMERS SPENDING

Consumers are likely to spend more on products made with responsibly mined gold (up to 8% more) when they learn about artisanal and small-scale mining.**

*Statistics from the 2020 conscious jewelry trends report by ExJewel.com ** Artisanal and gold consumer’s study by The MVEye 2020

YOUR BENEFITS

1

ADD EMOTIONAL VALUE TO YOUR PRODUCTS AND BRAND BY PASSING ON A STORY OF ORIGIN

2

CHOOSE A FLEXIBLE SOURCING MODEL THAT BEST FITS YOUR BUSINESS STRATEGY

LABELED

Full physical traceability from mine to market.  Allows hallmarking or stamping the Fairmined label on finished consumer products.

INCORPORATED

Incorporate Fairmined gold in your supply chain without separating it from non-Fairmined sources.
Allows sustainability claims on a corporate level.

certificates

For those who want to support responsible mining organizations through the payment of the Fairmined Premium without physically buying the gold. Allows sustainability claims at a corporate level.

3

GENERATE POSITIVE SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AS PART OF YOUR SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

Fairmined certified mining organizations receive a fair price for their gold. Furthermore, with every gram of Fairmined gold purchased, you provide the miners with a premium that they can invest in their continuous development.

The certified mining organizations use this premium in projects to further improve their productivity, mining sites, working conditions, environmental impact and to promote community development. 

 

Sotrami mining organization. Left: before / right: after

be part of the transformation

#GoldToBeProudOf

You also support the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM, non-profit organization that created the Fairmined Standard) through a development fee to assure that more miners can implement responsible mining practices.                

FAIR GOLD PRICE

At least 95% of the international gold price

FAIRMINED PREMIUM

USD $4 per gram of Fairmined gold

USD $6 per gram  of Fairmined ecological gold (chemical free extraction)

ARM FEE

Administration Fee: USD $60/year

Development Fee: USD $0,70/gram

4

MITIGATE REPUTATIONAL RISKS AND PROVIDE ASSURANCE TO YOUR CONSUMERS AND STAKEHOLDERS

When you don’t know where your gold comes from, you run a risk. With Fairmined you buy from certified mining organizations that are audited annually by independent auditing bodies. Furthermore, all the actors in the supply chain are frequently monitored to assure that they also comply with the Fairmined standard requirements.

5

HAVE ACCESS TO A NETWORK OF SUPPLIERS COMMITTED TO ETHICAL SOURCING AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF SMALL-SCALE MINING

Get in touch with the Fairmined authorized suppliers that can offer you a variety of products and services with Fairmined metals ( gold, silver, ecological gold, casting grain, wire, sheet, chains, casting and plating services etc).

Ole Bjørn Fausa, Founder of the Samlerhuset Group

“We support the Alliance for Responsible Mining and Fairmined because they give the industry hope for the future. They make it possible for artisanal miners to have access to better markets and prices and to achieve an environmentally sustainable production. We are thrilled to help make this happen”.

Bob Donofrio, Futura Jewelry

“You are a changemaker, because when you understand the power of your choices everything aligns. By choosing Fairmined ecological gold for your jewelry you are also choosing the planet, small-scale miners, and yourself!”

How to start working with Fairmined in 4 Easy Steps?

1

Read the guidelines to become a licensed brand.

2

Engage with a Fairmined account manager to solve your doubts and define your goals.

3

Choose your suppliers and a sourcing model that fits your business.

4

Sign the license agreement and comply with audits or self-assessments and reports.

READY TO START?

Contact us and start your journey towards responsible gold sourcing.