Ethically Sourced Artisan Mined Metals

Information about Fairmined and Fairtrade Gold: 100 million people worldwide depend on artisanal and small-scale mining for survival; There are around 15 million artisanal and small-scale gold miners globally, producing some 200-300 tonnes of gold; Artisanal and small-scale miners account for 10% of the global gold supply and 90% of the labour force in gold extraction.

About Artisanal Mining and Fairtrade / Fairmined Gold

100 million people worldwide depend on artisanal and small-scale
mining for survival

There are around 15 million artisanal and small-scale gold miners
globally, producing some 200-300 tonnes of gold

Artisanal and small-scale miners account for 10% of the global gold
supply and 90% of the labour force in gold extraction

Artisanal and small-scale miners are characterized by high levels of poverty

For Fairtrade and Fairmined gold, miners receive a Fairtrade premium of 10% on top of the guaranteed minimum price, which can be used to invest in their community or business improvement

NOTE: These statements were selected from page 2 of the Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold Report

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