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World Gold Council and its Members highlight commitment to Sustainable Development Goals ahead of UN General Assembly

To coincide with the 75th session of the UN General Assembly – and the SDG Business Forum – the World Gold Council has published a report entitled Gold Mining’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The World Gold Council welcomes Zijin Mining as a Member

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has welcomed Zijin Mining to its Board of Members. 

World Gold Council appoints Randy Smallwood as new Chair

The World Gold Council announces the appointment of Randy Smallwood, President and CEO at Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (“Wheaton”), as its new Chair. Mr. Smallwood succeeds Mr. Dushnisky of AngloGold Ashanti. 

Calibre Mining joins the World Gold Council

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has welcomed Calibre Mining to its Board of Members.

Hummingbird Resources joins the World Gold Council

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has welcomed Hummingbird Resources to its Board of Members. As part of joining the World Gold Council, the company has agreed to adopt and adhere to the Responsible Gold Mining Principles.

Q1 gold demand supported as COVID-19 fuelled safe-haven investment

Global gold demand held firm at 1,083.8t in Q1 2020, a rise of 1% on the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.

Events

World Pensions Summit 2019

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The World Gold Council was delighted to be a lead sponsor at the 10th World Pension Summit in The Hague, Holland.

EVOLVE2019: Investment Summit

The World Gold Council - in partnership with State Street Global Advisors - is pleased to invite you to EVOLVE2019, an incisive dialogue around key issues reshaping asset management.

Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management - 2019

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The World Gold Council’s flagship summit for senior officials from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, and finance ministries.

This year’s programme will be led by distinguished scholars from the PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University, experts from the World Gold Council and other industry experts.

Investment Summit on Gold 2019

The role of gold in an era of uncertainty

We are pleased to invite you to the World Gold Council, Tsinghua PBC School of Finance and the China Gold Association’s conference on the role of gold in an era of uncertainty.