ASM is a sector whose challenges and problems have been very well documented - but in which the solutions are much more difficult to ascertain
A definition of illicit financial flows, what’s missing from the data – and the role of the GIFF Project across the entire supply chain
Examining the definitions of informal and illicit mining
A customer's journey to owning a piece of bespoke and ethical jewellery: from dream to reality
How the GIFF Project can help stakeholders formalise the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining sector
At the GIFF Project, we are seeking to uncover and categorise the people who actually exert power in, over and through the sector, and who dictate how and where ASM happens, and on what terms
Levin Souces associate Asher Smith shares thoughts on The Dodd Frank Act's Section 1502 on conflict minerals.
Part two of Anna Barker's conversation with bespoke jewellery Harriet Kelsall
Anna Barker speaks to bespoke jewellery Harriet Kelsall in a two-part interview
Two years ago, we sat with artisanal gold miners in a ger at Bayankhongor, Mongolia, learning about their work. One of the miners, Mr. Byambadorj, stood up to say something we don’t often hear:
In celebration of Fairtrade fortnight (Feb 29-March 13), Anna Barker talks to Estelle Levin-Nally about the story behind Fairtrade gold, the challenges it faces, and why it’s so important.
All around the world last year, $80 billion dollars were invested as ‘impact investments’. The trend is growing and changing the way we think about finance, investment, development and corporate responsibility. Emery Brusset, Managing Director at ELL’s new partner, Social Terrain, describes what ‘impact investment’ is and how his company is using it to revolutionize even the most intractable industries: mining and minerals.