Alliance for Responsible Mining: ARM-FLO and Zero Standard

Governing Organization


ISEAL Alliance Member

Sectors Covered

Chemicals and Extraction

Issues Covered

CSR, Ethical Trade

Information from the ITC's Standards Map


Alliance for Responsible Mining sets standards for responsible artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and enables producers to deliver 'fairmined' certified metals and minerals through economically just supply chains to the markets. ARM is committed to social justice and environmental responsibility as the values driving the transformation of ASM.

Key Features

* Miners receive a Fairtrade premium of 10% on top of the guaranteed minimum price for Fairtrade and Fairmined
gold. This can be used to invest in their community or
business improvement.
* Miners receive an extra 5% on top of the Fairtrade
premium for fair-trade and fairmined ecological gold
produced without the use of chemicals.
* Both standards refer to the... more

Stakeholder Engagement

Formal consultations with Stakeholders in form of publishing the Draft online including workshops.

Go to Standards Map At a Glance Sheet

Sustainability Issues

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