On August 4, 2015, AIAG’s Conflict Minerals Briefing IV provided a greater understanding of the drivers that shape the automotive industry's due diligence for compliance with conflict minerals reporting requirements, including updates on U.S. and European legislation. A presentation titled “The Future of Global Conflict Minerals Reporting” featured Eileen H. Kane, U.S. Department of State; Michael Rohwer, CFSI; and Jennifer Guest, TetraTech. The trio shared global updates on conflict minerals requirements in Europe and China with an attentive audience.Read More
AIAG’s Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing IV on August 4th featured the latest updates from OEMs, suppliers, the U.S. State Department, and the Enough Project on key conflict minerals issues. The event provided a greater understanding of the drivers that shape the automotive industry's due diligence for compliance with conflict minerals reporting requirements, including updates on U.S. and European legislation.Read More
AIAG’s CR advisory committees and working groups are composed of members and subject matter experts who remain committed to building a corporate responsibility portfolio that addresses the sustainability issues — both social and environmental — that are impacting the automotive industry, and they have been exceptionally busy in 2015. Here is a look back at some of this year’s accomplishments.Read More
Given the recent attention to NHTSA recalls, Department of Justice litigations, and privacy issues within the automotive industry, you won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to hear perspectives from legal professionals with extensive experience working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the US National Security Agency (NSA), and the US Department of Justice (DoJ).
The southeast United States, already known for its world-class automotive production and sound business environment, continues to boast the fastest growing automotive industry in North America as global sales increase and OEMs and major suppliers continue to invest.Read More
AIAG’s Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Work Group has joined forces with the internship program at Purdue-Calumet University to create an easy-to-use reference document for chemical manufacturers, mixture companies/blenders, and distributers who must comply with the update requirements of OSHA HCS 2012.Read More
Over the past few years, companies have made tremendous progress on renewable energy. More than 40 large corporations have committed to sourcing 100 percent of their energy from renewables, and at least eight have organized utility-scale purchase agreements for electric power larger than 100 megawatts.Read More
Companies’ supply chains are increasingly affected by new laws in the U.S. and Europe that address not only materials, but also due diligence policies and practices. Many also require a manufacturer to impose requirements on its suppliers. They impact your relationship with your supplier network, and require both supplier engagement and verification.Read More
Over a two week period in July 2015, Ethical Corporation conducted a survey of its global community to identify key issues and opportunities around sustainability and supply chains. “Top Supply Chain Sustainability Trends for 2015” outlines the responses from 415 CSR and supply chain professionals primarily based in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific.
On October 2, 2015, as widely expected, the SEC and Amnesty International filed petitions seeking an en banc rehearing of the August 18, 2015, panel decision in the ongoing Conflict Minerals Rule litigation. In its August decision, a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reaffirmed its April 2014 majority decision that the requirement under the Conflict Minerals Rule to describe products as having “not been found to be DRC conflict free” is compelled speech that violates the First Amendment.1Read More