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)

Commodity Report

Swiss International Cooperation Strategy

UNGPs

EGPS (Extractives Global Programmatic Support)

CSR

GRC

SEM

The Better Gold Initiative is also mentioned in the webinar 'ASM Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic'.

Anexpo Access to Markets

Artisanal Gold Council

Better Gold Initiative

Responsible Sourcing Programme

DELVE/World Bank (Gold Buying WG)

Impact Facility (TDI)

Fairmined

Fairtrade Gold

Gold for Good (Solidaridad)

Just Gold (IMPACT)

Mtandazo Women Miners Association, Zimbabwe

planetGOLD

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

CPA (?)

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'.

ICMC (International Cyanide Management Code)

ICMM’s sustainable development programme

ESG (also mentioned in MP & SMM)

Responsible Gold Guidance

Responsible Gold Mining Principles

Responsible Sourcing Programme

 

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

SEC

Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade

USAID

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

ESMA

Amihud Formula

EBA

Responsible Sourcing Programme 

Responsible Sourcing Strategy

Regulatory Agenda

ESG Agenda (also mentioned by MP & SMC)

Approved Service Providers (would be good to have a list?)

Global Precious Metals Code

The Responsible Sourcing Programme is also mentioned in the webinars, 'Building Leverage Across the Value Chain' and 'ASM Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic'.

 

The Golden Laundromat

FATF Report

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 (Process)

ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) – Certification Manual

Kimberley Process 

Environmental Risk Assessment guidelines

ACAMS

Sentry

Aiken

KYC / AML

Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade 

U.S. Agency for International Development

GIZ

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.

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