ethical outlooks

Ethical Outlooks

Why Fairtrade Gold Costs More

Marc Choyt | Jan 17, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The bottom line: with Fairtrade Gold, the people of the land control and benefit from the resources of the land. And you as a consumer can be completely confident that you are making a huge difference to certified mining communities and purchasing the most precious gold in the world.

How Fairtrade Gold Empowers Indigenous Miners

Reflective Images | Jan 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The foundation of any ethical jewelry sourcing of precious metal is simple: the people of the land must be able to control and fully benefit from the resources of the land.

Why Fairtrade Gold Means Better Wages, Jobs And Community

Reflective Images | Jan 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
Purchasing fair trade gold jewelry makes a huge difference to the workers in actual  small scale mining communities that  are  mining responsibly and ethically.   

Fairtrade Gold Jewelry: Traceable And Transparent To Source

Reflective Images | Jan 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
Traceability and transparency in the supply chain are core principals in ethical jewelry sourcing. We need to know, as much as possible, the entire chain of custody, from the mine all the way to our store. Fairtrade Gold is audited all the way from the mine to the customer.

Fairtrade Gold vs Fair Trade Gold: What's in a Name?

Marc Choyt | Oct 30, 2017 | Ethical Outlooks
The only difference between the two exists in name only— it’s a matter of labeling dictated by Fairtrade International. Whereas ‘fair trade’ is a general term that can be used by anybody (and is not subject to trademark protection), ‘Fairtrade’ is a trademarked term owned by Fairtrade International.

The Fairest Diamond Ring Of All Method

Marc Choyt | Apr 26, 2017 | Ethical Outlooks
In the ideal world, we would source diamonds from a small-scale mining community, one that would build a vibrant local economy in a community. If that community also cut the diamonds, creating more local downstream business, people of the land would be able to fully benefit from the resources of their land.


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