Two Don’t-Miss Supply Chain Events

Jun 23, 2015

Register early for these two popular events. The third annual Packaging Technical Networking Session is on November 10, 2015 and the 2015 Customs Town Hall will take place on November 17, 2015. Both are now open for registration!

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Aug. 4: Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing IV

Jun 18, 2015

Join us at the fourth Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing for a summary of the 2014 Conflict Minerals Reporting Year and changes affecting your company in the year ahead. You will hear best practices and reporting tools from industry leaders on data collection and analysis, as well as smelter engagement. 

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A Step Forward on Human Rights Reporting

Jun 18, 2015

The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework, launched on in February 2015, provides new guidance for how companies can report on progress implementing their responsibility to respect human rights. This responsibility is set out in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which constitute the global standard in this field.

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New Automotive Study Voices the Industry’s View on Quality and a Strategic Path Forward

Jun 11, 2015

Automotive OEMs and suppliers estimate $3.5 billion in cost savings could be achieved if complexity and redundancy in Quality Management System (QMS) requirements were reduced, according to a new study and survey based on extensive interviews with the nation’s leading automakers.

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Why Join AIAG?

Jun 10, 2015
It’s time to think ahead. Putting out fires every day is noble work — if you’re a firefighter. But if you’re an automotive professional trying to secure the future of your business, you’ve got to look beyond what’s demanding your attention today and plan for what’s coming up ahead.
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AIAG Takes Conflict Minerals Reporting By the Horns

Aug 21, 2014


Our work demands responsibility. A coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, and service providers, AIAG values an open, active forum for identifying emerging threats to the sustainable growth of the automotive industry. 

Among those threats is the use of conflict minerals - so called, as the mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold in the metal-rich Democratic Republic of Congo has helped fund violent militia groups. Accordingly, in 2012, the Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law requiring publicly-traded companies to disclose their sources. While the ruling does not explicitly prohibit the use of these minerals, the resultant market changes have since stymied warlords' access to soldiers and weapons. 

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