CRAFT reduces the risks of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).

CRAFT encourages the creation of legal supply chains.

Why apply CRAFT?


CRAFT makes it easy for buyers to apply due diligence (transparency process – for more information: what is due diligence?) in the sector focusing on development and continuous improvement.

CRAFT makes it easier for miners to eliminate the worst practices related to artisanal and small-scale mining. It makes it easier for them to understand their buyers’ expectations and international standards.

CRAFT makes it easier for governments and civil society organizations to comply with international requirements, and a better understanding of mineral supply chains.

Download CRAFT

CRAFT Code v1.0 was published on July 31, 2018. Now, it is under consultation and it has a new structure divided in 4 volumes.

Who is applying CRAFT?

Civil society organizations are supporting the implementation of CRAFT in different countries to promote legal and responsible gold supply chains.

Latin American and African miners are learning to apply CRAFT to demonstrate their good faith in improving artisanal mining practices.

Refiners and jewelers are connecting with artisanal and small-scale miners to demonstrate that they know the origins of their gold, as well as to get involved and take responsibility for development.

How is CRAFT being created?

Promoting the participation of various actors throughout the whole supply chain.

Inclusion and the transparent process are vital to creating a solid standard.



Resources to share in communities and organizations wishing to implement CRAFT

News and activities

CRAFT v 2.0 is out now!

CRAFT v 2.0 is out now!

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and RESOLVE carried out a revision of the Code of Risk-mitigation for ASM: engaging in Formal Trade (CRAFT) version 1.0, launched in...

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