BRUSSELS, March 2, 2023 – Drive Sustainability and The Automotive Business Motion Group (AIAG) right now launched translated variations of the “Automotive Business Guiding Rules to Improve Sustainability Efficiency within the Provide Chain” – a set of frequent tips outlining sustainability expectations for automotive suppliers – together with the supplementary “International Automotive Sustainability Sensible Steerage,” addressing the practicalities and legalities of assembly these expectations. Language choices for the Guiding Rules now embrace Chinese language, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, and Turkish, whereas the Sensible Steerage is accessible in the identical language choices, with a Japanese translation in progress.
Developed by way of partnerships within the U.S., Europe, and China, the Guiding Rules and Sensible Steerage present world alignment on key sustainability expectations, together with these for human rights, the setting, working situations, enterprise ethics, well being and security, and accountable provide chain administration. Drive Sustainability and AIAG companions – BMW Group, Daimler Truck, Ford Motor Firm, Normal Motors, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Nissan, Scania, Stellantis, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Vehicles, and Volvo Group – all participated within the paperwork’ most up-to-date revision course of.
These new translations not solely permit for a wider attain however facilitate communication and collaboration towards a extra sustainable provide chain amongst people and organizations in several nations.
As Drive Sustainability and AIAG proceed to help the worldwide automotive business in tackling sustainability efficiency necessities, each organizations provide varied assets for corporations of all sizes. With their built-in strategy, Drive Sustainability offers course for frequent requirements and steering, and customary instruments for information assortment and transparency – together with the Sustainability Evaluation Questionnaire (SAQ) and Uncooked Supplies Outlook – together with different provider trainings, e-Studying, and provider engagement assets. AIAG additionally offers varied instruments and coaching in help of the identical business targets for the social and environmental efficiency of the availability chain, together with free on-line programs and assessments – e.g., the Provide Chain Sustainability eLearning and Provide Chain Sustainability Data Evaluation – and extra choices for AIAG members.
Click on right here to obtain the newly revised International Guiding Rules and supplementary business Sensible Steerage.
About Drive Sustainability
Drive Sustainability is the main partnership facilitated by CSR Europe and bringing collectively 18 Unique Tools Producers (OEMs) that work collectively to enhance sustainability within the automotive provide chain. Constructing on greater than 10 years of collaboration, members have assessed over 107,000 suppliers and engaged over 3000 suppliers in coaching actions. In 2020 the companions launched a long-term technique and widened their work scope to handle the 4 key sustainability challenges sustainable uncooked materials sourcing, workforce wellbeing, carbon impartial provide chains and round worth chain. Drive Sustainability operates below strict anti-trust insurance policies.
About CSR Europe
CSR Europe is the main European enterprise community for Company Sustainability and Duty. With our company members, Nationwide Accomplice Organisations (NPOs), and Related Companions, we unite, encourage & help over 10,000 enterprises at native, European, and world degree. We help companies & business sectors of their transformation and collaboration in the direction of sensible options and sustainable progress. We’re for systemic change. Following the SDGs, we need to co-build with the European leaders and stakeholders an overarching technique for a Sustainable Europe 2030.
The Automotive Business Motion Group (AIAG) is a novel not-for-profit mobility business affiliation the place automakers, suppliers, service suppliers, authorities entities, and people in academia have labored collaboratively for 40 years to drive down value and complexity inside the provide chain. Now comprised of greater than 4,000 corporations in over 70 nations, AIAG membership contains main world producers, components suppliers, and repair suppliers.