With more than 500 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.

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Due Diligence

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

Minerals Due Diligence

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Assurance Process

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

Responsible Minerals Assurance Process

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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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The RMI Publishes Updated Downstream Assessment Program (DAP) Portfolio in Alignment with the OECD

Apr 01, 2024

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) is pleased to share that the RMI’s Downstream Assessment Program (DAP) has launched an enhanced portfolio of documents in alignment with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains based on the outcomes of the OECD Alignment Assessment. On April 1, 2024 the RMI published the fully revamped Assessment Procedure and Guidance document, as well as refreshed DAP Criteria and Workbook with newly developed data points and guidance on DAP requirements for assessors, and a new training for DAP participants, prospects and assessment firms.

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Responsible Minerals Initiative Launches Network for Institutional Investors

Feb 13, 2024

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the launch of the RMI Investor Network to advance responsible sourcing and further engage institutional investors crucial to the renewable energy transition.

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Status of ITSCI application for upstream recognition and support for smelter RMAP participation

Dec 18, 2023

The purpose of this update is to share information with supply chain actors and stakeholders impacted by ITSCI’s RMI recognition status and responsible sourcing from the African Great Lakes Region. As the RMI continues to await ITSCI’s response to recognition terms sent to ITSCI in September, this and additional communications to smelters shares information to help facilities prepare for RMAP assessments in 2024 in case ITSCI does not meet or does not respond to RMI recognition terms by the end of this year.

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