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Hyundai Environmental Leader Urges Suppliers to Meet June 2018 Low-Volume Chemical Reporting Deadline

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Oct 18, 2017 11:48:00 AM

With a deadline fast approaching for registering low-volume chemical substances under the European Union REACH, Hyundai Motor Europe’s Timo Unger urged automotive suppliers to do what they could to meet the June 2018 deadline because without substance registration, the supplier cannot put the product on the European market.

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Higher Quality Disclosures Directly Linked to GRI Reporting Framework

Posted by AIAG on Oct 18, 2017 11:36:29 AM

Companies that follow GRI’s sustainability reporting framework provide higher quality disclosures than those that do not, according to a recent study by U.S.-based consulting firm, the Governance and Accountability Institute Inc. 

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The AIAG Traceability Work Group Needs Your Feedback

Posted by AIAG on Sep 27, 2017 2:36:09 PM

In response to the additional traceability requirements introduced in IATF 16949:2016, as well as the need for a single reference manual on the subject, the AIAG Traceability Work Group is drafting a document highlighting traceability best practices for the industry — and we need your help. These guidelines will support the entire supply chain in implementing improved traceability tools and systems that best fit their individual products and services.

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Why Do We Use IMDS and How Will it Impact You?

Posted by AIAG on Sep 20, 2017 4:20:28 PM

This year’s IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference addresses those questions and many more, with a focus on the evolution of the International Material Data System (IMDS), and the specific reasons we use this global reporting tool. A member of the IMDS Steering Committee will be onsite to share further information on new enhancements for IMDS.

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AIAG’s Corporate Responsibility Survey Closes in Just a Few Weeks…We Want to Hear From YOU!

Posted by AIAG on Sep 20, 2017 4:15:07 PM

This survey is an opportunity to make your voice heard — to take part in an ongoing conversation on industry issues, and to impact the actions we take at AIAG and within the automotive community.

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Redefining Sustainable Business to Meet the Moment

Posted by Aron Cramer on Sep 20, 2017 1:19:17 PM

In 2017, the year of BSR’s 25th anniversary, I have been reflecting on the confluence of three crucial trends that are redefining business: clarity about the goals for sustainable business, widespread disruption in business, and political volatility. In this context, sustainability provides a North Star that can be essential in creating resilient, innovative, forward-looking businesses.

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW:  A Future of Secure Data Requires Collaboration and Understanding

Posted by AIAG on Sep 13, 2017 11:23:00 AM

David Chang, IT director for General Motors Company, hopes more accessible and better implemented cybersecurity processes will lead to a more secure industry. During an exclusive on-camera interview  at the annual AIAG Supply Chain Summit held June 20, 2017, in Livonia, Michigan, Chang discussed the goals of his presentation on cybersecurity at the conference.

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Register Now for “Building the Future of Automotive Quality”

Posted by AIAG on Aug 30, 2017 10:50:37 AM

With the release of the industry’s quality standard IATF 16949 in 2016 and the revision of the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) manual in process, the industry is defining the new building blocks for the future of automotive quality. These developments are reflected in the theme of AIAG’s 2017 Quality Summit.

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Why Do We Use IMDS? How Will it Impact You?

Posted by AIAG on Aug 24, 2017 3:06:00 PM

This year’s IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference addresses those questions and many more, with a focus on the evolution of the International Material Data System (IMDS), and the specific reasons we use this global reporting tool. A member of the IMDS Steering Committee will be onsite to share further information on new enhancements for IMDS.

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Developing an Anti-Human Trafficking Compliance Program

Posted by Carla Kalogeridis on Aug 24, 2017 2:02:47 PM

As the reality of human trafficking and modern slavery continues to make headlines around the world, automotive manufacturers and their supply chains are operating with heightened awareness. At AIAG’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility Summit, Michael R. Littenberg, partner in the securities and public companies practice group at Ropes & Gray, provided attendees with an overview of the challenges as well as updates on how governments and corporations are doing their part to combat the problem.

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