Latest on Responsible Sourcing
LBMA’s Responsible Sourcing programme for precious metals protects the integrity of the global supply chain for the wholesale precious metals markets. Vital to the credibility of the standards is the broad scope, which includes measures to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and human rights abuses globally.
Please see below for a list of organisations and initiatives involved in the Responsible Sourcing Supply Chain.
Just Gold (Or Juste)
Switzerland's Public & Private Support for ASM
Better Gold Initiative (also mentioned in JP & NH)
Swiss International Cooperation Strategy
EGPS (Extractives Global Programmatic Support)
The Better Gold Initiative is also mentioned in the webinar 'ASM Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic'.
Anexpo Access to Markets
Artisanal Gold Council
DELVE/World Bank (Gold Buying WG)
Impact Facility (TDI)
Gold for Good (Solidaridad)
Just Gold (IMPACT)
Mtandazo Women Miners Association, Zimbabwe
Pomoting Responsible Mineral Supply chains of Designated Conflict Minerals in Uganda
Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals (also mentioned in SL?)
Responsible Artisanal Gold Solutions Forum
USAID Commercially Viable Conflict Free Gold
USAID Artisanal Mining and Property Rights.
Artisanal Gold Due Diligence Template – RAGS Forum
CRAFT Code for Artisanal Minerals Due Diligence
LBMA Refiners Toolkit
Responsible Supply Chains in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining – Frequently Asked Questions (OECD)
ASM Responsible Buyer Interface
The Responsible Sourcing Programme is also mentioned in the webinars, 'Building Leverage Across the Value Chain' and 'Responsible Sourcing Developments'; the Better Gold Initiative is also mentioned in the webinar 'Switzerland's Public & Private Support for ASM'.
ICMM’s sustainable development programme
ESG (also mentioned in MP & SMM)
The Responsible Sourcing Programme is also mentioned in the webinars, 'Responsible Sourcing Developments' and 'ASM Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic'.
Kimberley Process (also mentioned by SL)
Dodd-Frank 1502 / Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (or “GloMag”)
The Kimberley Process and the Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade are also mentioned in the webinar, 'Conflict & High-Risk Gold: Managing Risks, Sourcing Responsibly'.
Conflict Minerals Regulation
Responsible Sourcing Strategy
ESG Agenda (also mentioned by MP & SMC)
Approved Service Providers (would be good to have a list?)
The Responsible Sourcing Programme is also mentioned in the webinars, 'Building Leverage Across the Value Chain' and 'ASM Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic'.
OECD Due diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (technically this is a book, but perhaps we can link it to the OECD iLibrary page?)
ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) – Certification Manual
Environmental Risk Assessment guidelines
KYC / AML
The Responsible Artisanal Gold Solutions Forum (RAGS Forum).
The Kimberley Process and the Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade are also mentioned in the webinar, 'U.S. Perspectives on Responsible Sourcing for Gold in the Time of COVID-19'.
Wolfsburg Banking Group
The Bankers Almanac
ESG Agenda (also mentioned by SMM & SMC)
Responsible Sourcing of ASM Materials: From Risk to Opportunity
ASM Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Building Leverage Across the Value Chain
U.S. Department of State on Responsible Sourcing
Responsible Sourcing Developments
Conflict & High-Risk Gold
Refineries as the 'Gate Keepers'
The Gold Jewellery Industry in the Pandemic: Now & Future
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LBMA's responsible sourcing programme is aligned with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains.
Visit the OECD's website to learn more about this internationally adopted standard.