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Registration is Open for Inaugural TAMA/AIAG Event

Posted by AIAG on Jun 20, 2017 10:40:17 AM

The Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association (TAMA) and AIAG will cohost the first annual Southern Automotive Corporate Responsibility Event on August 15, 2017, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Franklin, Tennessee.

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Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

Posted by Michael Rohwer on Jun 20, 2017 10:02:24 AM

Before joining BSR, I directed the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) at the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). During that time, the CFSI helped make tremendous progress around ensuring a conflict-free mineral supply chain: CFSI membership more than tripled, the first tungsten smelters were validated as conflict-free, and the total volume of validated conflict-free tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG) grew exponentially. We also saw the rise of a standardized reporting tool, called the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT), which companies now share among one another to identify the smelters and refiners in their supply chains.

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Using Compliance Reporting to Revolutionize Business and Increase Sales

Posted by Chuck LePard and Marelle Fogel, DXC Technology on Jun 19, 2017 4:42:27 PM

Can compliance reporting really revolutionize business and increase sales? Compliance is often perceived as an expensive nuisance, and sustainability as a topic du jour, to be managed until it passes. Is a paradigm shift appropriate and needed in our thinking about compliance, sustainability, and our ongoing businesses’ health and vitality?

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Early Registration Still Available for 2017 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference

Posted by AIAG on Jun 19, 2017 3:52:56 PM

Register early to save on this annual event coming October 12 – 13, 2017, at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

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How are AIAG’s CR Activities Structured and Governed?

Posted by AIAG on Jun 19, 2017 3:31:40 PM

AIAG is uniquely positioned to stay abreast of changing conditions and expectations through the range of corporate responsibility issues and laws affecting the automotive industry and its partners. At the nexus of multiple industries and companies, AIAG focuses on developing the insights, trainings, and tools that members need to act responsibly and profitably.

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GRI and UN Global Compact Convene Investors on SDGs

Posted by AIAG on Jun 16, 2017 2:41:02 PM

At a recent meeting with investors in Stockholm, GRI and UN Global Compact brought the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to the table. The discussion highlighted current bottlenecks in sustainable investment and what should be done to resolve them. The outcomes of this discussion have been formalized in the Stockholm Declaration.

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Are you prepared for the shift from a drawing based to a model based enterprise?

Posted by AIAG on Jun 15, 2017 3:24:21 PM

The automotive industry is expanding the use of 3D CAD systems and related technology from engineering and product design to tooling, process development, manufacturing operations, and many other downstream business areas.

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Posted by AIAG on Jun 13, 2017 11:53:33 AM

AIAG has posted the full agenda and speaker information for its popular annual Quality Summit, scheduled for September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

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Posted by AIAG on Jun 13, 2017 11:14:27 AM

With the release of the new IATF 16949 global quality standard, the scope now includes products with embedded software. Training is needed to support the new requirements for assessing the organization’s and suppliers’ software development processes.

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Supply Chain Summit Speaker Gary Lynch: ‘Standards are Just the Starting Point’

Posted by AIAG on Jun 2, 2017 11:55:45 AM

There are three camps for dealing with risk, and AIAG members and colleagues will take a deeper dive into them during a special session at the annual Supply Chain Summit, scheduled for June 20, 2017 at Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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