fairtrade gold

fairtrade gold

"Eco-Friendly" Recycled Gold Infographic

Marc Choyt | Aug 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The more recycled paper we use, the fewer trees we cut down. True. The more recycled gold we use, the less we mine. False.

15 Reasons You Should Buy Fairtrade Gold Jewelry vs Recycled Jewelry

Marc Choyt | Sep 02, 2016 | Ethical Outlooks
The most important question to ask your jeweler is: is this piece traceable from mine to market? And yes, this definitely applies to jewelers who use recycled gold wedding rings.

First Fairtrade Gold US Jeweler: The Commercial Model

Marc Choyt | May 03, 2016 | Fairtrade Gold
This focus on small-scale jewelers is reflective of the jewelers market itself, a market that is made up of 70% small independent family run retailers. This growth demonstrates that Fairtrade has the correct models for the product itself and that jewelers are willing to participate, as the conditions are right. This in turn has seen year on year increases benefit the small-scale mining. As the fi

The Transformative Power of Fair Trade Gold Mining in Tanzania

Marc Choyt | May 16, 2014 | Fairtrade Gold
In early May, I visited small-scale gold miners in Tanzania who were seeking to obtain fair trade certification. On site, I met with colleagues in from England and Fair Trade Africa, who have been working hard over the past two years to build an understanding of fairtrade* standards and principals with the miners on site.


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