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Refiners Disclosure Guidance

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Refiners Disclosure Guidance has been developed to provide support to Good Delivery List Refiners in the implementation of the Responsible Sourcing Programme reporting and disclosure requirements.   Read More

Responsible Sourcing Newsletter

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Looking ahead to 2021, LBMA has set an ambitious agenda aimed at strengthening current responsible sourcing guidelines and practices. At the top of the list will be the revision of the Responsible Gold Guidance (RGG). Among the areas of focus will be to give added definition to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards and how they can align with industry good practice.  Read More

Joint Call to Industry - Engage with ASM

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

In line with our Responsible Sourcing Strategy encouraging responsible engagement with Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM), LBMA has joined a call to action urging the gold and jewellery industry to include ASM in their sourcing policies and practices.   Read More

Perth Mint - Incident Review Process Update

Friday, August 07, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA maintains the highest standards for responsible sourcing. It, therefore, takes very seriously the recent allegations relating to The Perth Mint which have resulted in the LBMA invoking its Incident Review Process (IRP). As an iterative process, the IRP has involved extensive discussions with the refiner, auditor, and market participants, including the LBMA Physical Committee.  Read More

Responsible Sourcing Update

Friday, July 17, 2020

As the Global Authority for Precious Metals, LBMA is committed to maintaining the highest due diligence standards for sourcing material. A fundamental aspect of the Good Delivery List is that gold (and silver) processed through accredited refiners can be trusted to be responsibly sourced. This chain of integrity is vital to maintaining confidence in the global market and has been the foundation for the continuous development of our Responsible Sourcing Programme (RSP).  Read More