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News and updates from the Responsible Business Alliance.

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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Responsible Minerals Initiative Helps Companies Address Supply Chain Issues Identified in Latest Amnesty Report

Nov 14, 2017

A statement from the Responsible Business Alliance's Responsible Minerals Initiative on the Amnesty International report published today.

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UN Migration Agency and Responsible Business Alliance Sign Agreement to Combat Forced Labor and Exploitation

Oct 24, 2017

The IOM and RBA signed a Memorandum of Understanding on October 17 to boost cooperation, promote ethical recruitment and protect the rights of migrant workers.

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EICC Becomes the Responsible Business Alliance

Oct 17, 2017

The EICC today announced it has become the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).

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Former U.S. Diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello to Keynote CFSI Annual Conference

Sep 18, 2017

The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) today announced that former U.S. diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello will provide the keynote address at CFSI’s annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Oct. 19, 2017.

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Human Rights Activist and Actress Julia Ormond to Keynote Responsible Electronics 2017

Aug 30, 2017

The EICC today announced that human rights activist and actress Julia Ormond will provide the keynote address at EICC’s annual conference in Santa Clara, Calif. on Oct. 17, 2017.

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Responsible Labor Initiative Launches to Promote Rights of Workers Vulnerable to Forced Labor

Jun 26, 2017

The EICC today announced the launch of the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), a multi-industry, multi-stakeholder initiative, to help companies address the root causes of forced labor.

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Five Practical Steps for Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and SEC Disclosure Published by CFSI

Apr 12, 2017

The CFSI published an updated white paper that details practical steps for companies to meet SEC conflict mineral reporting requirements and conform to OECD Guidance.

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CFSI Welcomes European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation

Mar 16, 2017

The new regulation was approved today by the European Parliament and will next go before the European Council.

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New CFSI Audit to Validate Responsible Sourcing of 3TG by Downstream Companies

Nov 30, 2016

The CFSI Downstream Audit is now available to companies within 3TG supply chains that are downstream of smelters and refiners.

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