Fairtrade Gold Breakthrough Partnership

June 18, 2010 7:50 pm

Breakthrough Partnership for Certifying Fair Trade Gold At the JCK Rapaport Conference last Sunday, Maya Spaull of Transfair USA (US Branch of Fairtrade Labeling Organization [FLO]) and Toby Pomeroy of the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) announced the first-ever third party, independently certified Fairtrade and Fairmined gold in the world. This historic announcement was enthusiastically embraced by the crowd of socially responsible jewelers who are advancing an environmentally and socially responsible jewelry industry. Learn how you can make the world a better place by creating and selling fair trade and ethical jewelry to the socially conscious consumer. Issues to be discussed will include human rights in Zimbabwe, new Fair Trade Gold certification by FLO and an update on industry fair trade efforts.