Gold Sector: New Mining Principles Adopted

LONDON

After two years of debate and consultations, the gold sector has come up with a set of global principles that set out clear expectations for investors and downstream users of what constitutes responsible mining. Led by the members of the World Gold Council (WGC), an industry body that includes the world’s top producers of the metal, the Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs) are the result of two years of discussions involving various stakeholders, such as governments, civil organizations, supply chain participants and investors.

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