UK venture aims to raise the bar on responsible sourcing 

July 21, 2021 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Charlie and Dan Betts are brothers on a mission: to improve responsible sourcing in the jewellery sector, by changing the mining industry. Through their Single Mine Origin brand, the two Britons aim to provide a mass-market service that addresses the traceability of gold.

They brought that ambition a step closer when they signed up the multinational group Endeavour Mining as SMO’s first partner. But there is much more to do: in November, a Human Rights Watch report focused on 15 leading jewellers concluded that most were “not able to trace their gold and diamonds to the mines of origin”.


Read the full article at: www.ft.com

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