How to Build a Stronger Industry — One Member at a Time

Jan 21, 2016

In his first interview of 2016, AIAG’s executive director J. Scot Sharland shares specific ideas on how an individual company’s focus on corporate responsibility mitigates risk and manages uncertainty, thereby strengthening the industry as a whole.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: What is the First Priority?

Jan 20, 2016

Much has been said in the area of corporate social responsibility of late. One of the fastest growing requirements in industry today, it encompasses human rights, child labor, labor conditions, environment, ethics — all expanding as each new country and industry is added to the group.

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A Look at the Future of Conflict Minerals - An interview with Michael Rohwer

Jan 20, 2016

AIAG’s fourth Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing in August 2015 provided attendees with a greater understanding of the drivers that shape the automotive industry's due diligence for compliance with conflict minerals reporting. Speakers representing OEMS, suppliers, the U.S. State Department, and a leading NGO shared updates on U.S. and European legislation to help companies gain insights on the factors affecting their customers’ conflict minerals requests.

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2016 CR Summit "Building a Business Case for Sustainability: Theory vs. Practice"

Jan 20, 2016

Effective corporate responsibility practices require companies to stay informed on the issues confronting them, as well as strategies for economically viable business cases, technical approaches for integration, and insight on how leading companies tackle similar issues, and you can stay ahead of the CR curve by engaging with forward-thinking leaders in the field at this year’s CR Summit.

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Building a Business Case for Sustainability: Theory vs. Practice

Dec 17, 2015

Effective corporate responsibility practices require companies to stay informed on the issues confronting them, as well as strategies for economically viable business cases, technical approaches for integration, and insight on how leading companies tackle similar issues. The 2016 Summit is a unique opportunity to support your organization’s efforts to identify risk and strategies to better manage the outcome. Stay ahead of the CR curve by engaging with forward-thinking leaders in the field and by discovering new insights and industry best practices.

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What’s Ahead in 2016 for Corporate Responsibility?

Dec 17, 2015

In 2015, AIAG’s Corporate Responsibility Program Management Team and the active work groups and committees formed from member subject matter experts continued to build on our promise to be a leading industry resource and convener of topics such conflict minerals reporting, global chemical regulatory management, and supply chain sustainability.

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To Those Who Made A Difference in 2015

Dec 17, 2015

With 2015 drawing to a close, AIAG’s Corporate Responsibility team wishes to express its gratitude to the many individuals whose personal and professional commitments of time, energy, resources, experience, and expertise have made a significant impact on AIAG’s CR accomplishments over the last 12 months.

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Interested In Joining the GHS Work Group?

Nov 18, 2015

Recently, the GHS Work Group, chaired by Deb Reining, quality engineer at Luvata Ohio, completed a guidance document entitled “The ABCs of GHS Compliant Safety Data Sheets & Labels.”

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IMDS Conference: The Latest Information on Regulations Facing OEMs and Suppliers

Nov 12, 2015

Recognizing that automakers often design products five years in advance, several hundred industry professionals convened at AIAG’s annual IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference on October 13-14, 2015 to try and get updated and ahead of their supply chain risk management knowledge related to regulations on chemicals and other substances of concern.

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Yazaki’s Ryan Jenner: AIAG Volunteers Help Stem Conflicts in DRC Regions

Nov 12, 2015

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) recently issued a call-for-action to all companies within the automotive supply chain to become fully engaged in Conflict Minerals reporting. “Your participation is critical if the industry is to achieve a transparent, conflict-free mineral supply chain, and this means supporting not only your direct customers’ requirements, but also ensuring your company’s compliance with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) conflict mineral’s rule, as applicable,” says the invitation.

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