News and updates from the Responsible Business Alliance.
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.
Nov 12, 2018
The RBA launched an initiative to improve the health and wellness of workers in manufacturing supply chains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 13, 2018
The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) today announced new tools to enable responsible sourcing from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.
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.
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.
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.