Events

Shari’ah Standard on Gold - Roadshow

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Following the launch of the Shari’ah Standard on Gold on 5 December 2016, a roadshow was held across the Middle East and South East Asia. This series of events brought together Islamic finance market practitioners, investors, product development teams and Shari’ah scholars to discuss how to apply the Standard, increase the role of gold in the Islamic finance system and develop new Shari’ah compliant gold products.

Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management 2016

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After a successful couple of years at UC Berkeley, the World Gold Council brought its flagship Executive Programme in Reserve Asset Management to the University of Cambridge in 2016.

Seminars on Shariah Standard on Gold

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As part of our industry consultation on the development of a Shariah Standard for gold, we recently held two seminars in Kuala Lumpur and Dubai, to launch an exposure draft of the new Standard to interested market participants.

LBMA/LPPM Precious Metals Conference 2015

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The LBMA’s annual conference, now in its 16th year, attracts leading participants and experts from the bullion markets across the world who discuss a range of topical issues affecting the precious metals markets. The World Gold Council has a very active programme of engagement at the event, and will have a content-rich stand in the exhibition space, communicating a range of our key insights and outputs. We will also have key spokespeople in attendance, including individuals from our Government Affairs and China teams.

MINEX Russia 2015 – the 11th International Mining and Exploration Forum

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The World Gold Council is attending MINEX this year, to develop a deeper understanding and build closer relationships with the Russian gold market and mining sector. Senior figures from the organisation will be present at the event both on the exhibition floor (Stand No. 1) and on the main stage, with presentations on the future of gold demand and the socio-economic impacts of gold mining.

PDAC Convention 2015

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The second edition of The World Gold Council Responsible Gold Mining and Value Distribution report, covering 2013 data, was issued on 23 October 2014. This report further demonstrated the impact the responsible gold mining industry has in supporting economic development in host countries by looking at the distribution of the money spent by gold mining companies. Responsible gold mining can contribute substantially to social and economic development but it is important to take a realistic view of the role it can play and contribution it can make.