RBA On Air

Responsible Business Alliance

The official podcast of the Responsible Business Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains.

All Episodes

Anita Ramasastry, Professor of Law at the University of Washington and a member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, discusses the importance of company engagement with stakeholders to better understand human rights impacts.

Apr 2020

17 min 7 sec

An interview with Kenneth JF Kennedy, Senior Policy Advisor, Forced Labor Programs at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, about the agency's role in the enforcement of the Tariff Act of 1930 and its implications for international companies.

Feb 2020

26 min 21 sec

Companies operating in multiple regions of the world face complex and differing requirements from governments and other stakeholders. RBA Director of Public Policy Carlos Busquets discusses how the RBA helps members meet these evolving expectations.

Jul 2019

17 min 18 sec

An interview with RBA VP Bob Mitchell on challenges and opportunities related to combating forced labor, advancing the ethical recruitment of workers, and the role of the Responsible Labor Initiative.

Jul 2019

21 min 9 sec

RBA Executive Director Rob Lederer shares highlights from the organization’s 2018 annual report as well as current priorities and efforts on behalf of member companies and workers in global supply chains.

Jun 2019

13 min 25 sec