UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS ALLIANCE (RBA VERSION 8.0)

UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS ALLIANCE (RBA VERSION 8.0)

INTRODUCTION FOR UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS ALLIANCE (RBA VERSION 8.0) 

The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), Code of Conduct establishes standards to ensure that working conditions in the electronics industry or industries in which electronics is a key component and its supply chains are safe, that workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that business operations are environmentally responsible and conducted ethically.

Considered as part of the electronics industry for purposes of this Code are all organizations that may design, market, manufacture, or provide goods and services that are used to produce electronic goods. Compliance to RBA requirements benefits the company with stable and motivated workforce; and potential business opportunities with major Multi-National Corporations (MNC).

This programme will guide participants to understand the RBA components based on VAP and SVAP (For Labour & Ethics Management) first then to conduct internal audits based on the RBA compliance requirements.

This module will cover on RBA Version 8.0.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE

At the end of the program, participants should be able to;

  • Understand the Governance and Operations of RBA
  • Comprehend RBA framework and Code of Conduct
  • Requirement for RBA audits and conformance
  • Realize the important of RBA conformance and impact to business

 

COURSE CONTENT

  • The formation of Responsible Business Alliance (RBA)
  • The Framework of RBA Code of Conduct
  • The Definition of VAP and SVAP
  • Compliance Framework
    • Legal
    • Standards
    • Best Practices
    • To Manage Assets
    • People (Internal & External)
    • Property (Tangible & Intangible)
  • The RBA Code of Conduct is made up of five components as listed out below:-
    • Labour
    • No Forced Labour
    • Sourcing
    • Interview
    • Briefing
    • Job Scope
    • Appointment Letter
    • Equal pay for equal work and qualifications;
    • Employment Contract in Native language or/and in understandable language;
    • Reasonable accommodation for religious Practices and disability;
    • Freedom of Association & Collective Bargaining
    • Young workers
    • Humane treatment
    • Non-discrimination
      • Medical Check Up
      • Background Verification
    • Zero Recruitment Cost
      • No recruitment cost or deductions to be imposed on worker
    • Labour Management System
      • Risk Assessment
      • Control processes
      • Communications
      • Performance Review and Continuous Improvement
      • Policy statement shall be posted publicly and communicated to the workers in a language they understand via accessible channels;
      • Establish process of two communication with workers and stakeholders;
    • Ethics
    • Business integrity
    • No improper advantage
    • Disclosure of information
    • Intellectual property
    • Fair business, advertising and competition
    • Protection of identity and non-retaliation
    • Privacy
    • Ethics Management System
      • Risk Assessment
      • Control processes
      • Communications
      • Performance Review and Continuous Improvement
      • Policy statement shall be posted publicly and communicated to the workers in a language they understand via accessible channels;
      • Establish process of two communication with workers and stakeholders;
    • Health and Safety
    • Occupational safety
    • Emergency preparedness
    • Occupational injury and illness
    • Industrial hygiene
    • Physically demanding work
    • Machine safeguarding
    • Sanitation, food and housing
    • Health and safety communication
    • Health & Safety Management System
      • Risk Assessment
      • Control processes
      • Communications
      • Performance Review and Continuous Improvement
      • Policy statement shall be posted publicly and communicated to the workers in a language they understand via accessible channels;
      • Establish process of two communication with workers and stakeholders;
    • Workers’ right to remove themselves from imminent harm without retaliation
    • Absolute GHG reduction goals;
    • Hazardous Waste data shall be tracked and documented;
    • Documentation, tracking & reporting of significant categories of Scope 3 emissions;
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Date

Sep 11 - 12 2024

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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