Powering Performance

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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Register by May 31 to Save on 6th Annual Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing

Posted by AIAG on May 17, 2017 3:37:42 PM

Conflict Minerals Reporting remains a topic of discussion for those addressing corporate compliance, both nationally and internationally. Potential changes to U.S. legislation, new European directives, and increasing customer requirements demand that you stay informed.

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Registration is Open for Inaugural TAMA/AIAG Event

Posted by AIAG on May 17, 2017 3:08:47 PM

The Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association (TAMA) and AIAG are excited to 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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Wanted: Volunteers and Ideas

Posted by AIAG on May 17, 2017 2:58:52 PM

The objective of the Environmental Sustainability Advisory (ESAG) workgroup is to facilitate a common industry approach among members of the automotive industry to incorporate Environmental Sustainability throughout the supply chain — whether through benchmarking energy, water, and waste reduction or taking a more comprehensive approach to addressing sustainability at an industry level.

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How to Approach Corporate Sustainability Reporting in 2017

Posted by Tim Mohin and Jean Rogers on May 17, 2017 2:53:35 PM

One reason behind the popularity of sustainability reporting is that transparency not only helps companies tell their story, it also drives improvements in performance, as per the business axiom, "You can’t manage what you can’t measure." Transparency is a currency that builds trust.

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2017 Corporate Responsibility Summit Explores Stakeholder Expectations and Solutions to Complex Issues

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on May 17, 2017 2:38:34 PM

Helping automotive companies understand and navigate growing expectations from stakeholders on a broad range of corporate responsibility issues was the backbone of AIAG’s Corporate Responsibility Summit, held May 2-3, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants understand the role of collaboration in the most complex sustainability challenges.

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Water Usage Benchmark Survey Now Available

Posted by AIAG on May 17, 2017 2:06:52 PM

Recognizing the importance of water in the automotive industry and the growing global water challenges, AIAG worked with six OEMs to complete a comprehensive North American benchmarking survey.

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Why We Do What We Do: Ashley Frye, TAMA

Posted by AIAG on Apr 20, 2017 9:38:56 AM

As an extension of our long-running popular series of “Why We Do What We Do” articles, this month we tracked down TAMA Executive Director Ashley Frye to get a perspective from outside Michigan — and even the Midwest. We’re still in the automotive industry, however, as Frye has more than 34 years of history in automobile manufacturing.

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Register Now for Building Blocks of Sustainability

Posted by AIAG on Apr 20, 2017 9:25:20 AM

AIAG’s Corporate Responsibility Summit is the leading event for manufacturing professionals to increase their knowledge of emerging sustainability issues and best practices on topics ranging from worker rights and environmental management to innovation. Scheduled for May 02 - 03, 2017, at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, the two-day event convenes practitioners from the automotive, heavy equipment, and technology industries representing OEMs, suppliers, and professional firms to examine organizational risk and the strategic integration needed to build sustainable foundations for the future.  

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Conflict Minerals Reporting: More Valuable than We Originally Thought?

Posted by Chuck LePard, DXC Technology on Apr 20, 2017 9:14:34 AM

In mid-February, the press reported a leaked draft Presidential memorandum proposing to suspend the Conflict Minerals Rule. On April 3, the Court of Appeals rendered final judgement upholding the First Amendment verdict on the Conflict Minerals Rule. On April 7, SEC Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar issued a statement regarding the enforcement of specific sections of the rule. The Conflict Minerals Rule has been in the news more in past weeks than at any time since its enactment.

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