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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 Expands Presence in Europe Image

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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...

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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...

    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...

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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...

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