Sustainability: The Automotive Advantage

Mar 23, 2016

Waste not: want not. At some point in our lives, most of us have received this advice. The succinctness of the adage reinforces the message and provides an enduring reminder of the value of conservation and efficiency. This admonition applies to corporate entities as strongly as it does to individuals.

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Sustainability and Reporting 2025 Forum: A Futurist's View

Mar 23, 2016

Last month, as part of the ‘Sustainability and Reporting 2025’ Project, GRI convened business executives and thought leaders from various fields at a trends forum in Rome to explore what the next 10 years of sustainability and reporting might look like. One of the speakers, Amy Zalman, CEO at World Future Society, provides her take on the discussions.

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CR Work Groups Need Your Participation

Mar 23, 2016

As a member, you have much to contribute, and volunteering on an AIAG committee or work group gives your company a seat at the table and an influential voice in the discussion. The support of thousands of members and industry volunteers working together in a cooperative environment makes it possible for AIAG to create the guidelines and tools that result in streamlined processes and solutions to our industry’s pain points and challenges.

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C-Suite Interview: Timberland President Stewart Whitney

Mar 22, 2016

Ethical Corp recently had the chance to ask Stewart Whitney about his role at Timberland, the upcoming Responsible Business Summit USA 2016, and his ideas on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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IATF Updates Timeline for New ISO/TS 16949 Automotive Quality Standard Revision

Mar 16, 2016

The International Automotive Task Force has approved the first draft of the new ISO/TS 16949 automotive quality standard to include additional stakeholder feedback. The revision work team is preparing for an April 2016 conference to obtain further stakeholder input. The IATF intends to release the transition strategy from ISO/TS 16949:2009 to the new automotive quality standard in April 2016.

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Sutter: ‘No Time Left — You’ve Got to Adopt ACE Now”

Mar 10, 2016

Although mandatory use of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) for all electronic entry and entry summary filing began February 28, 2016, a dozen additional Partner Government Agencies (PGAs) will come online in July 2016, and mandatory use of ACE for all remaining electronic portions of the Canadian Border Patrol (CBP) cargo process begins October 1, 2016

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AIAG YEAR IN REVIEW — AND A LOOK FORWARD TO 2016

Feb 24, 2016

AIAG has one of the most dedicated and experienced groups of volunteers in the automotive industry, and these experts achieved an impressive collection of accomplishments in 2015.

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Dana Launches Internal Quality Certification for Personnel Based on AIAG’s Core Tools Self-Assessment

Feb 24, 2016

David Kneisler, vice president, global quality for Dana Holding Corporation, provided a snapshot into his company’s personnel development journey at the recent Southern Automotive Quality Summit, sponsored by AIAG and the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association. Held January 28, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama, the one-day event showcased the Southern automotive industry’s commitment to world-class quality.

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Build a Business Case for Sustainability at the 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit

Feb 17, 2016

AIAG’s 2016 CR Summit is a unique opportunity to stay informed on the issues confronting your company, including strategies to identify risk and better manage the outcome. Scheduled for April 27 – 28, 2016, at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, this event is tailored to those working on all aspects of corporate responsibility and sustainability management at companies in the automotive and heavy equipment industry and technology sectors.

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Understanding Your Organization’s Requirements under Hazcom 2012

Feb 17, 2016

Hazcom 2012 is OSHA’s way of applying the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in the U.S. with a few tweaks to make it unique. Directive CPL 02-02-079, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012), effective July 9, 2015, is how OSHA is going to enforce these requirements. This document is a must-have for every organization.  

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