https://www.responsiblemineralsinitiative.org/

With more than 400 member companies, the Responsible Minerals Initiative is one of the most utilized and respected resources for companies from a range of industries addressing responsible mineral sourcing issues in their supply chains.

We provide companies with tools and resources to make sourcing decisions that improve regulatory compliance and support responsible sourcing of minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

VISION RMI’s vision is that mineral supply chains contribute positively to social economic development globally.
MISSION RMI serves as an umbrella organization for the voice of progressive industry to support responsible mineral sourcing broadly and convenes stakeholders to continually shape dialogue and practices.
GOAL Working together, we are evolving business practices to support responsible mineral production and sourcing globally, including but not limited to conflict-affected and high-risk areas, providing companies with tools and resources that improve regulatory compliance, align with international standards, and support industry and stakeholder expectations.

Due Diligence

Read about our tools and programs to enable due diligence and how they apply to minerals within your products.

Minerals Due Diligence

Assurance Process

Learn about our flagship Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) and access the standards and assessment documents.

Responsible Minerals Assurance Process

Reporting Templates

Download our Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) or Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT) to map your supply chain.

Conflict Minerals Reporting Templates

Become a member

Join the RMI and engage with peers, industry organizations and stakeholders to develop, share and utilize tools and resource for responsible minerals sourcing.

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New at RMI

The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC), RESOLVE, the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and private sector partners are scaling-up legal trade in artisanal gold in Burkina Faso

Jul 20, 2021

New project will help artisanal miners connect to international markets, support refiners and downstream companies in identifying and validating legitimate artisanal gold sources

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Responsible Minerals Initiative Releases ESG Standard for Mineral Supply Chains

Jun 03, 2021

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the release of its Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Standard to further improve conditions for workers, address environmental and community impacts, and manage governance risks in all mineral supply chains.

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New Supply Chain Tracing Project to Develop An Industry Protocol and Platform to Increase Downstream Tracing of Goods Made With Child and Forced Labor

Mar 03, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded ELEVATE a $4 million cooperative agreement to enhance tracing of goods made with child, forced labor and other exploitive practices as part of a four-year project. Through this award, ELEVATE is establishing a consortium that includes the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS), Diginex Solutions, RCS Global Group, and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI).

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