Powering Performance

Leadership Seminar: Automotive Industry Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Posted by AIAG on Jun 28, 2017 10:09:48 AM

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one week, automotive-industry focused Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar designed to provide purchasing and supply chain executives, senior managers, leaders, and other functional personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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AIAG QUALITY SUMMIT RAMPING UP FOR SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2017

Posted by AIAG on Jun 28, 2017 9:45:50 AM

AIAG encourages automotive quality professionals to make plans now to attend the 2017 AIAG Quality Summit on September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

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AIAG NAMES KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE’S DAVID SCHUTTER TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Posted by AIAG on Jun 28, 2017 9:13:32 AM

With his passion for challenging the status quo, Schutter will contribute to AIAG’s collaborative initiatives to streamline the industry and enhance competitiveness in practical, actionable ways.

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MINORITY PART SUPPLIERS BENEFIT FROM AIAG ALLIANCES

Posted by AIAG on Jun 28, 2017 8:51:12 AM

As part of an ongoing effort to support diversity, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) offers a unique Sponsored Membership Program with a focus on direct part suppliers—specifically (though not exclusively) those who are minority-owned and operated. Within the parameters of the program guidelines, a direct part supplier is one whose component, material, or secondary finishing process becomes part of the finished vehicle. The minority designation includes veteran and women-owned suppliers.

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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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