Fair trade gold
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- By Hanneke Weigel
Some of our jewelry is made from fairtrade gold. When does a jewel gets a fairtrade stamp? Read all about our fair trade gold in this article.
FAIRTRADE GOLD STANDS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR THE MINERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES.
Fairtrade gold is mined and traded in accordance with the international Fairtrade gold standards.
Fairtrade gold is processed separately and can be physically traced from the certified mine to the consumer. The finished ring constisting of this gold is stamped with the Fairtrade gold hallmark.
All the rings from collection ruesch can be made of fair trade gold on request.
FAIRTRADE GOLD FOR A SELF-DETERMINED AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.
- Long-term and formalised business relationships together with the guaranteed minimum Fairtrade price provide financial stability for commercial miners.
- The additional Fairtrade premium makes it possible for the miners to invest in community projects such as schools and medical provision or to improve operational procedures.
- The Fairtrade certification prescribes measures such as protective clothing, health and safety training as well as a responsible approach to the environment.
- The Fairtrade standards prohibit exploitative child labour and forced labour.
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