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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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2017 Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing: Tailored to Meet Your Needs

Posted by AIAG on Apr 19, 2017 4:39:00 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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Can Menial Be Meaningful?

Posted by Bea Boccalandro on Apr 19, 2017 2:34:33 PM

“You can’t help me. I manage mostly wait staff who only work for the paycheck.” Ron, the owner of several restaurants, tells me this upon hearing that I help companies expand the societal impact of jobs, a practice called job purposing.

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Building a Common Framework for Reducing Emissions in the Automotive Supply Chain

Posted by AIAG on Apr 19, 2017 12:56:13 PM

Tracking GHG emissions is a challenge in the auto industry. But for component suppliers, reporting emissions may be an even bigger issue. These businesses work with a multitude of OEMs, each one asking for Scope 3 GHG emissions data. Meeting different reporting requirements is a burden and, as a result, the automotive supply chain risks missing opportunities to define its carbon footprint.

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Registration is open for TAMA Corporate Responsibility Event

Posted by AIAG on Mar 29, 2017 9:51:35 AM

In collaboration with the Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association (TAMA), AIAG is pleased to announce the first annual Southern Automotive Corporate Responsibility Event on August 15, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Register Now for Building Blocks of Sustainability

Posted by AIAG on Mar 22, 2017 2:10:42 PM

Global business issues today require companies to manage a myriad of topics ranging from worker rights and environmental management to innovation — and the growth of legislative and customer mandates is anticipated to increase. Awareness of emerging issues, compliance strategies, and transparency has become the currency needed to be sustainable.

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