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RBA Signs Agreement to 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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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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