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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.

    RMI and GRI Launch Responsible Mineral Reporting Toolkit Image

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    10-15-19

    RMI and GRI Launch Responsible Mineral Reporting Toolkit

    The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), have launched a toolkit to advance reporting on sourcing minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

    The resource helps companies report on the...

    Responsible Mica and Minerals Initiatives Collaborate to End Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions Image

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    10-09-19

    Responsible Mica and Minerals Initiatives Collaborate to End Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions

    The Responsible Mica Initiative and the Responsible Minerals Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward ending the use of child labor and to improve working conditions in mica industry supply chains globally. 

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    RMI and ICA Partner to Advance Responsible Copper Production and Trade Image

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    08-20-19

    RMI and ICA Partner to Advance Responsible Copper Production and Trade

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), and the International Copper Association, Ltd. (ICA), have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly advance the responsible production and trade of copper.

    The RMI and ICA aim to harmoni...

    RBA Compass Awards 2019 Call for Submissions Image

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    06-18-19

    RBA Compass Awards 2019 Call for Submissions

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the opening of its 2019 Compass Awards program and called for submissions from member companies, their suppliers and factories. This awards program recognizes corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadersh...

    Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing Image

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    04-16-19

    Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing

    The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further strengthen progress on responsible ...

    Responsible Minerals Initiative Releases Blockchain Guidelines to Drive Alignment in Mineral Supply Chain Due Diligence Image

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    12-12-18

    Responsible Minerals Initiative Releases Blockchain Guidelines to Drive Alignment in Mineral Supply Chain Due Diligence

    The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their mineral supply chains, today announced voluntary guidelines to drive the common adoption of definitions and concepts in the application of blockchai...

    Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being Image

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    11-12-18

    Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, announced a new initiative to advance work-life wellness in the manufacturing sector. The initiative officially la...

    Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners Image

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    10-30-18

    Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its inaugural 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 rec...

    Diversity and Inclusive Leadership Expert Barbara Annis to Keynote Responsible Business 2018 Image

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    08-21-18

    Diversity and Inclusive Leadership Expert Barbara Annis to Keynote Responsible Business 2018

    The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced that Barbara Annis, a world-renowned expert on gender, diversity and inclusive leadership, will pr...

    Responsible Business Alliance Signs Agreement to Support Bali Process Efforts on Modern Slavery Image

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    08-06-18

    Responsible Business Alliance Signs Agreement to Support Bali Process Efforts on Modern Slavery

    The Bali Process Government and Business Forum (Bali Process) Secretariat (Walk Free Foundation) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to collaborate on anti-slavery efforts through the Bali Process.

    An estimated 40 million people are ...

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