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NONPROFIT PURE EARTH WORKS WITH JEWELRY INDUSTRY ON MERCURY-FREE GOLD MINING SOLUTION

Read this article by Jen Marracino, Senior Development Director at Pure Earth and Magdalene Sim, Director, Communications, Pure Earth. This article gives a background to the impact on communities of using mercury in gold mining. It explores the relationship between the jewellery industry and Mercury-Free gold mining solutions, particularly the role of Pure Earth, the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM), and the Fairmined initiative.

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Growth, Unity & Equality: Rebecca Foerster

To celebrate the partnership between Diamonds Do Good and Responsible Jewellery Council, we spoke with Rebecca Foerster, President, to understand more about the organisation, their ongoing commitment to empowering people in natural diamond growing communities, and the impact their work has on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Minera Yanaquihua SAC Recertification

Minera Yanaquihua SAC has achieved recertification to the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) Code of Conduct as well as certification to the RJC Chain-of-Custody standard, as

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Emergency action needed for vulnerable artisanal and small-scale mining communities and supply chains

As the corona virus sweeps the globe, affecting the health and lives of millions, the pandemic is wreaking further economic havoc on the lives of artisanal, small scale miners and their communities. Around 83 per cent of the world’s mining workforce relies on these mines for their livelihood. That comes to roughly 40.5 million people. These people were vulnerable before the corona pandemic and even more so now.