How To Engage

Industry Collaboration

As global legislation poses greater risk to companies in the form of fines and banned goods in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, and other countries, there is mounting pressure on companies to have greater visibility into their supply chains. Buyers, compliance and risk managers, and others are also expected to have a deep understanding of their extended supply chain from component to raw material, an approach to supply chain mapping, and structured reporting supported by verified evidence, readily available.

In response, AIAG is collaborating with industry subject matter experts and governmental agencies to raise awareness of these issues and provide related education and resources. Join our Forced Labor/Human Rights Work Group to support this initiative as we identify common industry solutions to meet your company’s and supply chain needs.

Global supply chain functions impacted by forced labor/human rights compliance include:

  • Global customs/trade compliance
  • Operations management
  • Materials management, scheduling and logistics
  • Purchasing and finance
  • Global supplier quality management
  • And more….

These companies are participating in the Forced Labor/Human Rights work group:


Current Participants

  • Adient USA LLC
  • AGC Automotive Americas Co.
  • American Axle & Manufacturing
  • American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc
  • Cooper Standard Automotive
  • Cummins Inc.
  • DNV Business Assurance Avaliações e Certificações Brasil LTDA
  • DNV Business Assurance USA Inc.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Honda Development & Manufacturing of America, LLC
  • Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc.
  • Lear
  • Magna International Inc
  • Nissan Group of North America
  • North America: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Pirelli Tire LLC
  • Tosoh IMD, SC
  • ZF North America. Inc.

Benefits of Engagement

Our industry is experiencing an increasing amount of globally impactful legislation from various countries, intended to identify and root out human rights violations in the production and shipment of products and vehicles.

As such, the degree of company compliance required will likely need to be global, regional, or even national, depending on the business footprint. In response to these needs, AIAG has collaborated with volunteers from 22 OEM and supplier companies – with subject matter experts in global customs and trade, import/export controls, sustainability, materials, legal, compliance, supply chain management, responsible sourcing, government affairs, purchasing, and public affairs – to compile critical tools and information.

Our challenge is to not only create industry awareness, but to provide education and insights to help companies navigate this potentially disruptive and costly supply chain risk, and improve performance to become a stronger and more responsible supply chain trading partner.

Moving forward, these pages will serve as a vital resource hub for AIAG members and non-members alike, with training, webinars, events, and other key information for forced labor and human rights compliance. AIAG members also have the privilege of networking and sharing their perspectives with customers, suppliers, and peers, along with access to member-only resources and insights, and more.

Are you ready to take your seat at the table?

Click here to get engaged or to join AIAG

Note: This information is not intended to be a substitute for a rigorous analysis of your company’s supply chain due diligence process. Please be sure to select the tools and resources that best meet your team’s needs.