Report on the Stakeholder Consultative Round Table For the World Gold Council’s Conflict-Free Gold Standard
The Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility convened a group of stakeholders from business, NGOs, academia and government to discuss the World Gold Council’s (WGC) development of standards for ‘conflict free’ gold production . This was the seventh and final stakeholder consultative…
All companies using this guidance are encouraged to disclose both their all-in sustaining costs and all-in costs and reconcile these metrics to their GAAP reporting. It is not expected that companies will disclose all individual cost items.
Terry Heymann, Director of Responsible Gold for the World Gold Council, explains how, when mined responsibly, the commercial production of gold can bring economic benefits to developing countries and play an important role in global healthcare and technological advancement.
Gold’s role in this important and cost effective medical technology is explained in a new video, ‘Gold for health’, released to mark World Malaria Day on April 25