For Public Comment by July 17: GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

Jun 22, 2016

The first set of exposure drafts of GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) was made available for public comment on April 19, 2016. For a period of 90 days, anyone can review the initial set of six GRI Standards and offer feedback to the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the independent standard-setting body that acts in the public interest to develop and approve GRI Standards.

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New RobecoSAM Study Reveals GRI Standards Fit for Investment-Grade Disclosures

Jun 22, 2016

International sustainability standard setter GRI and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI), collaborated on a recently-released research publication, Defining What Matters: Do companies and investors agree on what is material? The publication, funded by the Alcoa Foundation, examines whether the information companies disclose in their sustainability reports correlates with what investors want to know.

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The Smartest Way to Ship Automobiles and Automotive Parts

Jun 22, 2016

SmartWay is an EPA voluntary partnership that helps companies improve freight transportation efficiency throughout their supply chains. More than 3,000 shippers, logistics companies, truck, rail, barge, and multimodal carriers have registered with SmartWay since 2004.

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Suppliers Can Now Access IATF’s Proposed Certification Transition Plan to a Revised QMS Standard

Jun 16, 2016

The IATF completed a Stakeholder Conference in Rome, Italy, on April 12-13, 2016. The conference was attended by 200 representatives of 44 IATF-recognized certification bodies (including auditors), 41 global supplier companies, IATF member organizations, and witness auditors.

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AIAG Problem Solving Work Group Now Open to New Participants

Jun 16, 2016

If you would like to provide ideas to help the auto industry improve its problem solving, here’s your chance.

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Don’t Miss Upcoming Training Courses to Get More Out of Layered Process Audits

Jun 16, 2016

Sometimes people think that the layered process audit is just another quality method, but it’s much more than that. LPA is a tool to take an organization to the next level of performance.

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Model-Based Enterprise Wall Chart Now Available

Jun 16, 2016

The AIAG MBE Wall Chart provides companies a visual means to assess their current capabilities and measure their progress from a Level 1 to 2D drawing-centric environment toward a comprehensive Level 4 Model-Based Enterprise. The MBE Wall Chart identifies the key aspects of drawing/model usage to determine a company’s current MBE level and highlights where to focus to make the transition to the next level.

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2016 Supply Chain Summit — Registration Open Until June 13th

Jun 08, 2016

Automotive supply chain professionals trying to make it to the AIAG Supply Chain Summit on June 14, 2016 at Laurel Manor in Livonia, Michigan, can still get in. “We can take registrations all the way up to the event,” says Lang Ware, AIAG’s director, supply chain products and services.

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INAUGURAL EVENT: MEXICO FVL CAPACITY 2020 — NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Jun 08, 2016

With a significant amount of auto industry production going to Mexico — and more vehicles coming into the U.S. from Mexico — estimates are that by 2020, the volume may exceed 5 million vehicles a year.

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AIAG and WSU Join Forces For Unique, Weeklong Executive Seminar On Global Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

May 25, 2016

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one-week, automotive-industry focused Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar that provides purchasing and supply chain executives with the knowledge to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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