water dropsFair Trade certification that you see for chocolate, coffee, clothing and bananas has been extended to gold and related precious metals. It offers the promise of jewelry that is ethically sourced and produced with no mercury or cyanide. Fair Trade requires investment in local communities, good wages and environmental restoration, too, something that has often been overlooked in traditional mining. Green Leaf Gold is implementing Fair Trade mining practices and aspires to create one of the first certified alluvial gold mines in the world.