2013 Corporate Responsibility Summit

Wednesday - April 24, 2013 through Thursday - April 25, 2013


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction

J. Scot Sharland - Executive Director
   - AIAG

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM



9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CR 101

This session will explain the main elements of sustainability and how companies can integrate sustainability to meet the rising expectations of customers, regulators, investors, and other stakeholders. The training will engage the audience to develop a common understanding of modern sustainability practices and their relevance to business. Using real world examples, the session will then introduce several important sustainability issues and how companies can approach them, including sustainability strategy and prioritization; internal governance; supply chain; stakeholder engagement; and reporting and transparency.

David Korngold - Manager, Advisory Services
   - Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM CR 201

This session will explore methods and case studies for integrating sustainability into business operations. Topics will include supply chain sustainability, creating internal alignment with global teams, innovative stakeholder engagement, and effective transparency. This interactive session will identify and explore best practices and draw from the experiences and challenges of attendees.

Marshall Chase
   - BSR

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Overview of AIAG CR Training for Suppliers

To increase awareness throughout the automotive supply chain of the industry commitment to ensure decent working conditions, ethical behavior and environmental responsibility.

Jenna Pires - Manager, Strategic Innovation
   - Intertek Supplier Management
Marilyn Smith - GPSC Manager
   - General Motors Company

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM IPoint Conflict Minerals Platform

To enable companies to fulfill the enormous challenge of collecting, managing, aggregating and reporting conflict minerals information, and meet the requirements of their customers and the regulatory authorities an on-demand software solution.

Jennifer Guest - Project Engineer
   - Tetra Tech
Thomas Bley - Sustainability Project Manager
   - IPoint-Systems GmbH

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Environmental Sustainability - Water

Session covers the emerging environmental issues of water & data assurance. Water sustainability is a global water issue impacting local communities' living standards and has the potential for political and manufacturing issues. An overview of global water business risk, assessment processes, and technology related to manufacturing is covered along with overall environmental data assurance and verification process.

Doug Owens - Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
   - ARCADIS U.S., Inc.
Jack Polce - Senior Project Manager
   - ARCADIS U.S., Inc.
Julian Hayward - Professional Engineer
   - Conestoga-Rovers & Associates
Skelly A. Holmbeck - Scientist and Business Consultant
   - ERM

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM GRI: An Executive Overview of Materiality

This session will address materiality in the context of the evolving sustainability and integrated reporting landscape, including the Global reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). We will provide participants with real-world examples, a chance to hear from experts in the field and discuss how materiality evolves from first time reporters to seasoned reporters. The session will include interactive exercises so that participants can see firsthand how it's done.

Barb Brown - Principal and Co-Founder
   - BrownFlynn
Cora Lee Mooney - Senior Consultant and Lead Trainer
   - BrownFlynn

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM



1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Interactive Discussions: "Take a Closer Look"


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Conflict Minerals-How Are Companies Coordinating a Response

Conflict Minerals reporting is a relatively new regulatory issue for organizations to understand. This session will provide participants a view into what the regulations mean, what is required and the levels of compliance. In addition participants will hear from speakers that have already begun Conflict Minerals reporting in their supply chain. The panel experts will also be addressing questions from the participants as time permits. Participants will leave this session with an understanding of how to develop a plan in their organization to address this new complex regulatory requirement.

Jean-Paul Meutcheho - Director of Corporate Sustainability
   - Global Advanced Metals
Jordan Groves
   - Source Itelligence
Michael Littenberg - Partner
   - Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Industry Materiality Assessment: Camshaft To Coffee Beans

Learn how others are using strategic sustainability planning to effect change and actions

Brooke Beadle - Sustainability Lead
   - Novelis Inc.
Jeff Erikson - Senior Vice President
   - SustainAbility Ltd.
Thomas Niemann - Reporting Manager, Sustainability & Environmental
   - Ford Motor Company

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Strategies for CR/Sustainability Reporting

Session will provide an update on the release of the G4 KPIs and the Auto Sector Supplement

Marjella Alma - Manager External Relations
   - Global Reporting Initiative- Focal Point USA

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Environmental & Chemical Regulations: A Global View

Share key trends in global chemical and environmental regulations. Highlight best practices to assist companies in maintaining compliance in a global market.

Christopher Harden - Product Management Technical Lead, Windchill Product Analytics
   - PTC - Parametric Technology Corporation
Jennifer Guest - Project Engineer
   - Tetra Tech
Robert F. Townsend - Director, Environmental, Health & Safety
   - DENSO International America, Inc.
Thomas Klotz - Sr. Project Manager
   - GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM



3:00 PM - 4:25 PM

OEM & Supplier Panel

Hear from executive leaders on their vision and experiences addressing relevant sustainability issues (CR success stories).

Daniel J. Gisser - Director of Corporate Marketing
   - Eaton Corporation
Jennifer Layke - Executive Director
   - Johnson Controls' Institute for Building Efficiency
Karen Heyob - Associate Chief Engineer
   - Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Sabine Braendle - Senior Manager, Corporate Procurement Communications
   - Daimler AG

4:25 PM - 4:30 PM

Wrap Up

Tanya Bolden - Program Development Manager - Corporate Responsibility
   - AIAG

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Awards Presentation

Join us as we honor select volunteers for their contributions in 2012

J. Scot Sharland - Executive Director
   - AIAG

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Awards Reception

Join conference participants and colleagues at the Awards Reception to honor the individuals who made an impact of excellence.



8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Keynote Speaker

Strategies for moving away from raw material requirements and mitigating resource risk.

William Sarni - Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy
   - Deloitte Consulting LLP

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM



11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sustainable Business + Innovation = Societal Benefit

Jay Wilber - President
   - Goodwill's Green Works
Veronika Scott - Founder & CEO
   - The Empowerment Plan

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM



1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Emerging Issues


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

Impact on Hazard Communication

Kristin Osterkamp - Senior Industrial Hygienist
   - MIOSHA - Michigan Occupational Safety & Health Administration

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Environmental Metrics

Learn more about our collaborative efforts to address reduction strategies, benchmarking, and common definitions. We will also discuss external rankings and a Global Water Risk Anaysis Model.

David Korngold - Manager, Advisory Services
   - Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
Kelly St. Andre - Executive Director of Environmental Programs
   - Fair Factories Clearinghouse
Larry Merritt - Manager of Global Environmental Policy
   - Ford Motor Company
Libby Bernick - Senior Vice President
   - Trucost

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Environmental Risk Management

An overview of Life Cycle Analysis use to quantify environmental risk in the supply chain; and review a tool to identify water risk globally for OEMs and supply chain.

Charles Iceland - Senior Associate & Aqueduct Alliance Manager
   - World Resources Institute
Chris Erickson - President & CEO
   - Climate Earth

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Conflict Minerals: Internal Operations To Audit Compliance

This session is intended for both SEC filing and non-filing companies and will provide expert insight into "gray" areas of the law that do not have clear interpretations.Ê Also, participants will be introduced to the Form SD which is required for filing companies, but will depend on information from non-filing companies. Additionally participants will have an introduction to the 5 elements of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance and understand how your company's process can be successfully audited to this standard. Lastly, companies will hear insight in how to take their Conflict Minerals efforts from a project to a sustainable process.

Aleksandra Miziolek
   - Dykema Gossett Law Offices
Samuel Fogleman - Risk Consulting Partner

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Global Supply Chain Transparency Issues

Global Supply Chain transparency has moved beyond the standard energy and GHG emissions reporting. Many organizations and the federal government are seeking more information from their supply chains. This expansion covers more of the core CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) metrics including; labor practices, community involvement, employee engagement in sustainability, sustainability scorecards and strategies. This session will provide a practical overview of how organizations are tackling this issue internally and within their supply chains. One of the speakers will also provide best practices and an overview from non-automotive global organizations. In addition we will review many guidance documents that can help organizations make a plan such as ISO 26000 and GRI.

Greg L. Szczesny - Managing Director, Risk Assurance
   - PwC
Jordan Groves
   - Source Itelligence
Samir Menon - Head, Eco Sustainability Services, Americas
   - Tata Consultancy Services

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM



2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Industry of the Future

A futurist's view of what is ahead for the industry

Timothy Anness - Head of Advance Design
   - Chrysler Group LLC

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Wrap Up

Future of CR at AIAG & how to engage. AIAG will inform attendees on how to access presentations. There will also be a raffle drawing.

Tanya Bolden - Program Development Manager - Corporate Responsibility
   - AIAG

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