Single Mine Origin Gold
Single Mine Origin gold (SMO) is gold that has come from a single, responsibly run gold mine. A chain of custody is assured all along the supply route from mine to finished product, this chain of custody for every gram of gold is documented and audited.
The mines that SMO Gold originates from must meet strict ethical, environmental and health and safety standards.
SMO gold means that it is guaranteed conflict free, meets international standards of best practice and protection for all workers, ensures there is minimal environmental impact and ensures that the local community’s benefit from a mine by establishing employment opportunities, health projects sanitation projects and other community benefits.