PAMP is the world’s leading bullion brand, operating a state-of-the-art precious metals refinery and fabrication facility in Switzerland. The company has earned an unrivalled set of accreditations that are testimony to its constant quest to set the highest industry standards in terms of integrity, transparency and professionalism. Please click on each logo below to review the details of our involvement.
Accreditations and Memberships
LBMA Approved Referee
17th December 2003
PAMP has been appointed as an Approved Referee to the London Good Delivery system administered by the LBMA with effect from the 17th December 2003. PAMP is one of only three refineries worldwide designated as ‘Referee’ by both the LBMA and the LPPM.
LBMA Good Delivery Gold & Silver
LGD since June 1987 for Gold & October 1995 for Silver
LBMA Responsible Gold Certificate
LBMA has set up a Responsible Gold Guidance for Good Delivery Refiners in order to combat systematic or widespread abuses of human rights, to avoid contributing to conflict, to comply with high standards of anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing practice. This Guidance formalises and consolidates existing high standards of due diligence amongst all LBMA Good Delivery Refiners.
This Guidance follows the five steps framework for risk-based due diligence of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas adopted on 15 December 2010 and follows the requirements detailed in the OECD Gold Supplement adopted on 17 July 2012. The best way for Refiners to operationalise this Guidance is via the LBMA Best Practice Toolkit.
London Platinum and Palladium Market
Member since January 2007 for Platinum & Palladium
Quality Management System
Certified since March 2008
The ISO 9001:2008 standard provide a framework of globally recognized principles for a quality management system. PAMP is the only refinery in Switzerland to simultaneously hold ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and OHSAS 18001 accreditations.
Certified since June 2014
Health and Safety Management System
Certified since July 2009
Environmental Management System
Certified since July 2009
Self-declared environmental claims related to the recycled content
Certified since December 2019
The ISO 14021:2016 specifies requirements for self-declared environmental claims, including statements, symbols and graphics, regarding products. It further describes selected terms commonly used in environmental claims and gives qualifications for their use. This International Standard also describes a general evaluation and verification methodology for self-declared environmental claims and specific evaluation and verification methods for the selected claims in this International Standard.
Shanghai Gold Exchange
Member since July 2014
Tokyo Commodity Exchange
Good Delivery - Dubai Multi Commodities Centre
Established in 2002 as a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai with a mandate to provide the physical, market and financial infrastructure required to set up and operate a thriving commodities marketplace.
CME Group - gold, silver, platinum and palladium
CME Group represents the merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), its commodity exchange division, and the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX).
PAMP products are deliverable on the CME for Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.
Responsible Jewelry Council Certification
Certified member since March 2006
RJC certification programs are designed to support responsible business practices in the jewelry supply chain. They are based on rigorous standards developed through multi-stakeholder processes, including the RJC Standards Committee and multiple opportunities for public comment and feedback.
Responsible Jewelry Council CoC
Chain-of-Custody certified since March 2015
PAMP complies with the voluntary certification standards set by the RJC to ensure responsible practices throughout the production chain, with a particular focus on business ethics, human rights, and social and environmental performance.
General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
Certified since June 2005