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Responsible Business Alliance

The Responsible Business Alliance is the world’s largest industry coalition dedicated to corporate social responsibility in global supply chains.

About the RBA

The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) is a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains. The RBA has a Code of Conduct and a range of programs, training and assessment tools to support continual improvement. The RBA and its Responsible Minerals, Labor and Factory Initiatives have more than 380 members with combined annual revenues of greater than $7.7 trillion, directly employing over 21.5 million people, with products manufactured in more than 120 countries.

Vision & Mission

Vision: A global electronics industry that creates sustainable value for workers, the environment and business.

Mission: Members, suppliers and stakeholders collaborate to improve working and environmental conditions through leading standards and practices.

    Responsible Business Alliance Launches Worker Voice Platform Image

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    12-15-20

    Responsible Business Alliance Launches Worker Voice Platform

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the launch of its worker voice platform to help members and their suppliers improve conditions in their international supply chains by giving workers more ways to provide feedback and learn important professional and personal skills while provi...
    Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives Second $1M Grant From Walmart Foundation to Continue Ethical Recruitment Programs Image

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    11-02-20

    Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives Second $1M Grant From Walmart Foundation to Continue Ethical Recruitment Programs

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the RBA Foundation has received a $1.1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue to build on its efforts promoting safe worker migration in Malaysia through the transformation of recruitment practices in supply chains and engaging w...
    RCS Global and Responsible Minerals Initiative Partner to Support Cobalt ASM Producers Image

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    04-21-20

    RCS Global and Responsible Minerals Initiative Partner to Support Cobalt ASM Producers

    The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and RCS Global Group (RCS Global) have announced a new strategic partnership to scale their existing efforts to drive continual improvements in the production of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) cobalt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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    02-25-20

    Responsible Business Alliance Enhances Data Analytics Capabilities

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it is greatly enhancing its data analytics capabilities with the pending launch of its newly upgraded RBA-Online platform in March and the recent addition of a data scientist on staff. These resources will support members of the RBA and its ...

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    02-11-20

    Responsible Business Alliance Expands Presence in Europe

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has expanded its presence in Europe by opening an office in Brussels, Belgium and hiring a European Director to represent the RBA and its membership. The new office will support the RBA’s longstanding efforts in Europe related to responsi...

    Responsible Business Alliance and New Kinpo Group Help 10,570 Migrant Factory Workers in Thailand With Nearly $5M in Recruitment-Fee Reimbursements Image

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    12-17-19

    Responsible Business Alliance and New Kinpo Group Help 10,570 Migrant Factory Workers in Thailand With Nearly $5M in Recruitment-Fee Reimbursements

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced that it and some of its members have identified and facilitated the return of nearly US$5M to 10,570 migrant factory workers in Thailand for recruitment fees and other costs they paid during their recruitment.

    These fees and costs inc...

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    12-02-19

    Toolkit to Advance Reporting on Modern Slavery

    A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been launched by the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). 

    The new resource – announced on the UN International Day for the Abolition of Slaver...

    ITA and RMI Demonstrate Assurance Leadership in Tin Due Diligence Image

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    11-13-19

    ITA and RMI Demonstrate Assurance Leadership in Tin Due Diligence

    The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have jointly developed and published new “Assessment Criteria for Tin Smelting Companies,” which clarify a common upstream and downstream view of due diligenc...

    Responsible Business Alliance Receives Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons Image

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    10-29-19

    Responsible Business Alliance Receives Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has received the 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The U.S. Secretary of State presented the award to the RBA at a ceremony this afternoon during a cabinet-level meeting of the Pr...

    Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners Image

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    10-23-19

    Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its 2019 Compass Awards program recognizing corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

    The primary objective of the Compass Awards is to recogniz...

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