Gold, the enduring safe investment and symbol of wealth, has a darker side. Its mining is often done under slave-like conditions, and linked to everything from funding civil wars in Africa to causing environmental disasters in Latin America. Despite attempts at reform, the lack of transparency remains an issue.
But who is responsible for this trade? A new documentary investigates. Join us as we travel to Peru, Congo, Dubai, and Switzerland, to take a closer look at the High Cost of Gold. What makes Switzerland the main player, handling 70% of global production? And why has the industry been protected by the Swiss state for more than a century? Don’t miss out on this eye-opening investigative journey.