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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.

    Electronics Industry Outlines Next Steps Against Forced Labor in Malaysia Image

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    01-07-15

    Electronics Industry Outlines Next Steps Against Forced Labor in Malaysia

    The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced that it will conduct shadow audits a...

    Electronics Industry Commitment to Combat Forced Labor in Supply Chains Image

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    09-17-14

    Electronics Industry Commitment to Combat Forced Labor in Supply Chains

    Since its founding 10 years ago, one of the core principles of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) has been to combat trafficked and forced labor in the electronics industry supply chain. As part of our efforts to deliver on this policy through increased knowledge and continuous ...

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    05-28-14

    New Guide Launches on Sustainability in Real Life

    A new guide was published today on the business case for supply chain sustainability, a collaboration amongst the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®), the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and EcoVadis. The publication includes case studies and an implementation guide that ...

    Updated Conflict Minerals Reporting Template Now Available Image

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    04-10-14

    Updated Conflict Minerals Reporting Template Now Available

    A new Conflict Minerals Reporting Template version 3.0 (CMRT 3.0) was published today by the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative. The leading multi-industry tool to facilitate transfer of information throughout the supply chain in support of conflict-free sourcing, CMRT 3.0 includes a number of upd...

    Conflict-Free Sources for All Four Conflict Minerals Now Identified Image

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    01-30-14

    Conflict-Free Sources for All Four Conflict Minerals Now Identified

    In a landmark achievement in the fight against conflict minerals, the leading industry initiative on conflict minerals, the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), has validated conflict-free smelters or refiners of all four conflict minerals for the first time in the initiative’s five-year his...

    Leading Industry Initiative on Conflict Minerals Calls On More Companies to Join the Effort Image

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    01-15-14

    Leading Industry Initiative on Conflict Minerals Calls On More Companies to Join the Effort

    As the leading industry initiative on conflict minerals, the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) calls on more companies to join the effort to become conflict-free by becoming CFSI members. A five-year, joint industry effort by over 120 companies from seven different industries, the CFSI pro...

    Joint Conflict-Free Tungsten Program Announced Image

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    11-26-13

    Joint Conflict-Free Tungsten Program Announced

    A new collaboration between the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council (TI-CMC) makes it easier for companies to source conflict-free tungsten. Through the joint development of a specialized framework, members of the TI-CMC may now choose to b...

    EICC® Releases Fifth Annual Report Image

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    09-30-13

    EICC® Releases Fifth Annual Report

    The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) today released its fifth annual report, reflecting on its progress on programs designed to help its member companies improve social and environmental conditions in their own operations and those of their supply chains. The report also announc...

    Industry, Government, Civil Society Address Conflict Minerals Issues at the 12th Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Workshop Image

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    09-18-13

    Industry, Government, Civil Society Address Conflict Minerals Issues at the 12th Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Workshop

    Bringing together nearly 200 representatives from global industry, government and civil society to discuss and debate current resources and future challenges on conflict minerals in the supply chain, the 12th Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Workshop concluded Thursday evening in Wash...

    EICC® and GeSI Launch Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Image

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    05-01-13

    EICC® and GeSI Launch Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative

    The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) are pleased to announce the launch of the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI). The CFSI replaces the name “EICC-GeSI Extractives Work Group” as the initiative grows and becomes more inclu...

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