New comic in French about the Fairmined Standard

November 19th, 2015 “This is all well and good, Demba, but how does Fairmined Certification support us miners?” This is among the many questions that Drissa and his miner colleagues ask Demba, another member of the mining community in this new booklet. The comic...

SOTRAMI recertifies

11 de noviembre de 2015 We are pleased to announce that MINERA SOTRAMI SA, one of the very first organizations ever to certify under the Fairmined Standard, has passed the audit for recertification and as such renewed their Fairmined Certification for another year. To...

Six new mines reach Fairmined Certification

October 7th 2015 Today the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and the Swiss watch and jewelry manufacturer Chopard announce that six new mines in Bolivia and Colombia have reached Fairmined Certification thanks to a joint project between the two partners. As part...

Fatal accident in the Bantaco mine in Senegal

October 5th 2015 The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) expresses its grief and condolences to the relatives and close friends of the three women who died in the artisanal mine of Bantaco last Thursday. Even in normal conditions, mining is very dangerous in...