Developing an Anti-Human Trafficking Compliance Program

Aug 24, 2017

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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Jul 31, 2017

In acknowledgment of the need to consistently maintain standardized processes across global supply chains, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has updated an essential quality resource to be more internationally inclusive.

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May 19, 2017

AIAG recently announced the creation of a Core Tools Forms Software project. The second Voice of the Customer Survey was sent out, and the results show a strong international interest in a cloud-based application to complete several very technical forms related to product and process development (FMEA, Control Plan), measurement system capability evaluation (MSA), and product release (PPAP) that are part of the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process.

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Johnson Controls Supply Chain Excellence

Feb 20, 2017


Did you miss the Hot Topic Webinar: Solving the Supply Chain Talent Crisis? No worries. It's available on demand!

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AIAG Provides Free Tool for Suppliers Transitioning to IATF 16949

Nov 14, 2016

AIAG is offering a free tool to help suppliers transition to IATF 16949. The tool can be used to perform an organizational gap analysis against IATF 16949 to identify differences that need to be addressed to ensure the supplier’s quality management system meets all the new requirements.

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What's Next for IMDS?

Oct 19, 2016

In the September 2016 AIAG eNewsletter, we looked at the evolution of IMDS up to now. This month, we focus on IMDS Release 11.0, scheduled for production release in November 2016, which includes Chemistry Manager.

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Ready for the New GRI Standards?

Oct 18, 2016

The future of reporting is almost here! Mark the date in your calendar: GRI Standards will officially launch on October 19, 2016. This follows the approval of the draft GRI Standards by the Global Sustainability Standards Board in late August, and the recent confirmation by the Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC) that due process for developing the GRI Standards was followed. 

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Dept. of State’s Eileen Kane: What You Need to Know to Manage Conflict Minerals Reporting

Nov 12, 2015

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.

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Leveraging Risk Assessment in the Automotive Supply Chain

Oct 29, 2015

A wide range of business-critical risks face today’s automotive supplier. Typical risks include material shortages, catastrophic property losses, supply chain interruptions, IT failures, and more. For Tier One suppliers, the lack of transparency and control among sub-suppliers adds to their risk equation. Smart planning is imperative, especially as the globalization of automotive supply processes increases.

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Supply Security Assessment Streamlines C-TPAT Compliance with Standardized Reporting Approach

Sep 23, 2015

AIAG’s Supply Safe Program, hailed as the “next evolution in border security,” reduces redundancy and strengthens security through an united industry effort.

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