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Part 1: How can jewellery be circular?

Part 1: How can jewellery be circular?

June 27, 2019, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Danielle Keller Aviram

Learn about how jewellers can build circularity into their operations and product lifecycle in the first instalment of a three parts series.

Child Labour in Mining: What Have We Learned?

Child Labour in Mining: What Have We Learned?

June 12, 2019, by Fabiana Di Lorenzo and Blanca Racionero Gómez

This World Day against Child Labour, we look at the difficulties with ending child labour in the often-informal ASM sector and Levin Sources' work in the sector.

Ethical and bespoke: how to create jewellery that doesn’t cost the earth

Ethical and bespoke: how to create jewellery that doesn’t cost the earth

May 31, 2019, by Jane Barnett and Lucie Goulet

Join Jane Barnett on her journey to create a pair of ethical and bespoke handmade orange sapphire earrings and an aquamarine and sapphire pendant she will treasure forever.

ASM Formalisation: Mongolia’s five ingredients for success

ASM Formalisation: Mongolia’s five ingredients for success

May 15, 2019, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Chloe Jacot

Available now: “Forest-Smart Mining: identifying good and bad practices of artisanal and small-scale mining in forest landscapes”

Available now: “Forest-Smart Mining: identifying good and bad practices of artisanal and small-scale mining in forest landscapes”

May 10, 2019, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Blanca Racionero Gomez

Levin Sources has been working to identify and analyse good and bad practices of artisanal and small-scale mining in forest landscapes in order to find opportunities for positive intervention.

Levin Sources commits to protect forests and signs the New York Declaration on Forests

Levin Sources commits to protect forests and signs the New York Declaration on Forests

May 1, 2019, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Blanca Racionero Gomez

Levin Sources has become a signatory of the New York Declaration on Forests, demonstrating our commitment to protect forests through our own work and our influence in the sector.

12 responsible supply chain learnings from the OECD forum

12 responsible supply chain learnings from the OECD forum

April 29, 2019, by Dr Fabiana Di Lorenzo and Adam Rolfe

Our key takeaways from the 2019 OECD Forum on Responsible Supply Chain

The Green Economy Transition: Keeping enthusiasm high without contributing to social and environmental risks

The Green Economy Transition: Keeping enthusiasm high without contributing to social and environmental risks

February 19, 2019, by Dr Fabiana Di Lorenzo and Blanca Racionero Gómez

We support the principles of the circular economy, but over the years have witnessed first-hand how light-touch the due diligence carried out on recycled products is. This must change.

Exploring the Gold Sector in Germany – Summary of a Market Study for Responsible Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

Exploring the Gold Sector in Germany – Summary of a Market Study for Responsible Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

February 1, 2019, by Victoria Gronwald

The German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) has published a Levin Sources-developed market study on the demand for responsible ASM gold. We summarise the key findings here.

Best of 2018: Publications and Blogs

Best of 2018: Publications and Blogs

January 2, 2019, by Jack Cooper

A summary of reports, studies, thought pieces and articles published by Levin Sources in 2018.

Why an integrated response is needed to mainstream biodiversity best practices across the mining sector

Why an integrated response is needed to mainstream biodiversity best practices across the mining sector

November 27, 2018, by Jack Cooper

Risks to biodiversity posed by Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) receive little attention when compared with Large-scale Mining (LSM), despite the severity of direct, indirect and cumulative impacts. Is ASM considered unmanageable and therefore slips down agendas?

Estelle Levin-Nally joins Ethical Metalsmiths Advisory Council

Estelle Levin-Nally joins Ethical Metalsmiths Advisory Council

November 22, 2018, by Jack Cooper

​Levin Sources’ Founder and Director Estelle Levin-Nally has joined the Advisory Council of Ethical Metalsmiths​, a US-based organisation of jewellery industry professionals inspiring responsible production and consumption.

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