hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

You are being redirected to the story the piece of content is found in so you can read it in context. Please click the following link if you are not automatically redirected within a couple seconds:

Fairtrade hallmark sets the gold standard

Author: Kate Carter, Guardian [UK], Published on: 14 February 2011

[T]he world's first Fairtrade and Fairmined hallmark for gold is launched in the UK. This will ensure customers buying jewellery can, for the first time, know exactly where it came from. Like other hallmarks, this mark will be a physical stamp, and each piece will be fully traceable and come with its own certification…[I]t already has the support of some influential players in the industry, including...the creative director at the world's oldest jewellery firm, Garrard...The response from Signet, the company behind H Samuel and Ernest Jones, has been more cautious…Most jewellers make a nod to the social and environmental issues around gold - Cartier [part of Richemont] and Tiffany…are supporting members of the No Dirty Gold campaign - but without traceability in the supply chain…[also refers to Cred Jewellery]

Read the full post here

Related companies: Cartier (part of Richemont) Cred Jewellery Ernest Jones (part of Signet) H.Samuel (part of Signet) Richemont Signet Jewelers Tiffany