Buyers, refiners, distributors, manufacturers and jewelers and other users of Fairmined certified gold and associated precious metals are eligible to earn distinction as Fairmined Authorized Operators, Fairmined Authorized Licencees, or First Authorized Buyers.
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