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

Dec 12, 2018

The RMI Blockchain Guidelines represent a first industry effort to define a common set of principles, attributes and definitions for the application of blockchain technology to support mineral supply chain due diligence.

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Responsible Business Alliance Initiative Launched to Advance Worker Well-Being

Nov 12, 2018

The RBA launched an initiative to improve the health and wellness of workers in manufacturing supply chains.

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Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Awards Winners

Oct 30, 2018

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

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

Aug 21, 2018

The RBA announced that Barbara Annis, a world-renowned expert on gender, diversity and inclusive leadership, will provide the keynote address at the RBA’s annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Oct. 30, 2018.

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Support Bali Process Efforts on Modern Slavery

Aug 06, 2018

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

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New Report Provides Insights on Responsible Sourcing in Automotive and Electronics Industries

Jul 12, 2018

Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) released a new study examining responsible sourcing of materials in the automotive and electronics industries.

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Responsible Business Alliance Awards Open For Submissions

Jun 20, 2018

The RBA has launched the "Compass Awards" for RBA members, their suppliers and factories. This awards program will recognize corporate social responsibility excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation, and Implementation.

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RMI and GRI Partner to Enhance Reporting on Responsible Minerals Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas

Apr 10, 2018

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies’ minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting.

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RMI Deploys New Approaches for Due Diligence

Mar 13, 2018

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) today announced new tools to enable responsible sourcing from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

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Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives $1M Grant from Walmart Foundation to Accelerate Ethical Recruitment in Supply Chains

Mar 06, 2018

Through this investment, the RBA Foundation and its supporting program partner ELEVATE aim to help break the cycle of exploitation common in foreign migrant worker recruitment and employment experiences in the region by transforming the market for ethical business practices and including workers themselves in developing solutions to persistent challenges.

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Responsible Minerals Initiative Helps Companies Identify and Address Cobalt Mining Challenges in the DRC and Other High-Risk Areas

Mar 05, 2018

A statement from the Responsible Business Alliance's Responsible Minerals Initiative on the CBS News story published today.

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