Professional gold mining in the 21st century is a large scale, modern industry, using advanced, clean and safe technologies. This is the story of how one of the world’s most important metals is produced.
Following consultations in New York, London and Johannesburg, the World Gold Council (WGC) convened a consultative roundtable on the Conflict-Free Gold Standards in Lima, Peru, which was hosted by the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. The roundtable comprised twenty-six constituents from Peru’s gold industry, civil society and national government.
Draft The World Gold Council Conflict-Free Gold Standard® Guidance for Assurance Providers (Assurance Guidance) - summary of proposed changes
The draft Assurance Guidance (formally known as Assurance Framework) sets out guidance to assurance providers who will be engaged to provide assurance on a company’s reporting in accordance with the World Gold Council’s Conflict-Free Gold Standard (Standard) which was published on 29 March 2012…
Views from government, industry and civil society on the World Gold Council’s Conflict-Free Gold Standard, why it is so important and why it is credible.