2014 Corporate Responsibility Summit

Wednesday - April 09, 2014 through Thursday - April 10, 2014

Wednesday

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

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9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome

Scot Sharland - Executive Director
   - AIAG

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Corporate Responsibility Beyond the Corporation Boundaries

Recent legislation is re-defining the perimeter of an organization's responsibility to be both broader and deeper. The current compliance atmosphere requires companies of all sizes to employ a new paradigm with different strategies to protect corporate operations. Shared solutions with specific capabilities permit safe operation now and into the future.

Moderator: Mary McDonald, The McDonald Consulting Group

Chuck LePard - Engineering & Manufacturing Senior Consultant
   - Hewlett-Packard GmbH

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Networking Break

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sustainability Trends in the Global Automotive Sector

Provides insight on consumer and CR Practioners perspectives.

Moderator: Tanya Bolden, AIAG

Chris Coulter - Co-CEO
   - GlobeScan
Tanya Bolden - Program Development Manager - Corporate Responsibility
   - AIAG

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sustainability & Societal Benefit

Hear the untold story of life in the Congo and Conflict Minerals

Moderator: Elly Bradford, Honda

Mark Viso - President & CEO
   - Pact
Maurice Carney - Co-Founder & Executive Director
   - Friends of the Congo

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Brand Purpose: What's Your Story?

Is your company making a better world? Then you need a clear Brand Purpose-and a story to match. Getting it right can help you drive sales, change behavior and shape social norms. We'll explore how companies and organizations in the automotive industry and beyond are using their purpose and story to move people, products and culture too.

Moderator: Amon Rappaport, i.d.e.a.

Amon Rappaport - Vice President, Brand Purpose
   - I.d.e.a.

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Buffet Lunch & Networking

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 1

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Maximizing Investments in Supplier Engagement

Examples of how companies are internally tracking supplier related reporting requirements, maximizing their investments in supplier engagement processes and tools and having supplier responses provide more value than just a "check the box" exercise.

Moderator: Nancy Gillis, Ernst Young LLC

Daniel Howe - Global Supply Chain Manager/GM Loan
   - General Motors Company
Derek Przybylo - Manager, Climate Change & Sustainability Services
   - Ernst Young LLC
Elly Bradford - Manager, North American Purchasing
   - Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Kelly Katynski - Purchasing Manager, Sustainability
   - Ford Motor Company

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Enduring Vendor Relations and Capacity Building

Addressing root cause issues leads to better performing supply chains, from a labor, environmental, and financial perspective and how to identify root cause issues and remediate them. Showcasing methodology for identifying root cause issues and remediation, challenges faced when working with suppliers with case study examples.

Moderator: Lorraine Goodrich, AIAG

Monica Puksta - Director of Strategy, Responsible Sourcing
   - UL Responsible Sourcing Inc.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Exploring Linkages Between Water, Energy & Global Risk

Automotive case studies will be discussed which will illustrate the water and energy assessment process, providing insight, conclusions and recommendations for implementing a program focused on water and energy conservation, sustainability and reliability. Discussion will also address the shortages of natural resources, combined with political, social and climate change forces that are expanding industry attention from measurement and mitigation of environmental impacts to include a greater focus on managing natural resources as assets and increasing the need for assessing global risk to these assets

Moderator: Sue Rokosz, Ford Motor Company

Chris Erickson - President & CEO
   - Climate Earth
Jack Polce - Senior Project Manager
   - ARCADIS U.S., Inc.
Matthew Yonkin - National Discipline Leader
   - ARCADIS U.S., Inc.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Globally Harmonized System: It Does Apply To You!

Are your employees informed about the new hazard warning signs they will see in their work areas starting in June 2015? Is your company prepared to update every safety data sheet in your finished goods inventory? If you answered NO to either of these questions, this session may be for you. All companies involved in the use, manufacture or distribution of chemicals or products are affected by the Globally Harmonized System. Is your company informed, prepared and compliant for these big legal changes?

Moderator: Stephen Friedeck, Freudenberg / Deb Reining, Luvata Ohio

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

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Gaining Focus Through GRI G4 Materiality Assessments

Product Lifecycle Management? Conflict Minerals? Community Volunteering? How do we determine which of the many ESG topics presents the greatest risk or opportunity, and why? BrownFlynn will facilitate a conversation about GRI G4 materiality assessments in theory and practice. In this session, we will walk through the purpose and process for developing a G4-ready materiality assessment and provide real-life insights into the benefits, challenges, and drivers of such an assessment.

Moderator: Tanya Bolden, AIAG

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

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Advancing Sustainable Business Practices Within Existing SC

Learn from an overview of examples of transformation from within other industries, such as that of the built space and its adoption of the USGBC LEED certification. This work focuses on elements of assessment, communication and information management and how these work to foster movement toward sustainable business practices.

Moderator: Morris Brown, Chrysler

Mike Shesterkin - General Manager
   - What's Next, LLC

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Corporate Responsibility 201

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.

Moderator: Lecedra Welch, AIAG

Marshall Chase - Associate Director
   - BSR

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Networking Break

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breakout Sessions 2

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM What Is Conflict Minerals Due Diligence?

Gain further understanding about the practical steps companies need to take to demonstrate conflict minerals due diligence in-line with the OECD Guidance. An outline of the OECD Guidance steps with highlights of the major requirements that are applicable to all companies will be presented. The presentation will also provide insight into the pending 2014 reporting and data quality requirements as suggested by the AIAG Conflict Minerals Work Group. The audience will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker and industry experts in this session.

Moderator: Amanda Bishop, Visteon Corporation

Deb Heed - Supply Chain Sustainability Business Analyst
   - Ford Motor Company

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sector Supply Chains: How Similar Are We?

SESSION CANCELED

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Energy & Water Management Strategies in Global Manufacturing

Environmental Sustainability is integrated into GM's business plan and the energy management system is designed to follow a model similar to EPA Energy Star's seven step approach. Based on top level commitment GM has 9 environmental public goals with a baseline of 2010 to 2020. The strategy for Energy Management will be discussed as an example of the business plan, including an approach for modeling and forecasting. Assembly plant operations are large users of water and have similar operations at each facility that can be evaluated for BMPs (best management practices). Tetra Tech will discuss the tools / methods used to conduct a water balance study and assess potential water savings and strategies for reuse, including case studies.

Moderator: Al Hildreth, General Motors

Alfred Hildreth - Energy Manager
   - General Motors Company
Norton Fogel - Senior Project Manager
   - Tetra Tech
Seog-Chan Oh - Senior Researcher
   - General Motors Company

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM What's New in IMDS? Changes in 9.0 and 2020

In Spring 2014, IMDS 9.0 introduces the biggest functional IMDS changes in several years. Learn what is driving these changes, the initial reaction to the changes during pre-production testing, and how these changes impact your company and supply chain.

Moderator: Mary McDonald, The McDonald Consulting Group

Chuck LePard - Engineering & Manufacturing Senior Consultant
   - Hewlett-Packard GmbH

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SASB: Future of the Transportation Standard

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, which identify material non-financial issues, help corporations comply with existing U.S. Federal Law (Regulation S-K) to disclose all material issues in the Form 10-K. With SASB standards, companies can better manage the most pressing non-financial issues and disclose non-financial performance in alignment with investor demand

Moderator: Tanya Bolden, AIAG

Deb Martin - Stakeholder Engagement Manager
   - Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Product Innovation & Market Expansion: A Case Study: Tata

Tata Motors astounded the world with its ground-breaking innovation, Tata Nano, five years ago--a $2000 car that was strategically developed for a common man in India. How has Tata Motors used corporate social responsibility as an integral component of its business strategy to develop innovative products, create new markets, and grow its credibility and customer loyalty.

Moderator: Morris Brown, Chrysler

Aarti Sharma - Founder & Managing Director
   - Sustainable Value Alliance LLC

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Breakout Sessions 3

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Update on International CM Compliance, Legislation & Studies

Provides insight into well-prepared companies' Conflict Minerals compliance efforts and best practices for meeting the SEC reporting deadline on May 31, 2014. Furthermore, it will give an overview of Conflict Minerals-related legislation and research around the globe.

Moderator: Jennifer Guest, Tetra Tech

Silvia Leahu-Aluas - Industry Principal Consultant - Sustainability
   - IPoint Inc.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Why Sustainability Works To Excite Your Team

More and more, people are choosing to work for companies that share their values, and where they can make a difference. But how should you use your sustainability program to inspire both job seekers and employees alike? And how can you equip everyone from the C-suite to the factory floor to be brand ambassadors and engage the wider world in your vision? Join this interactive workshop and learn how to use your sustainability story as a secret weapon to attract, retain and equip top talent.

Moderator: Amon Rappaport, i.d.e.a.

Amon Rappaport - Vice President, Brand Purpose
   - I.d.e.a.
Jennifer Klie - Director of Operations
   - BrownFlynn, Ltd.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Big Bets-Auto.Strategies That Are Mitigating Climate Change

Highlighting the significant accomplishments already being made by the automotive industry in five areas that are helping mitigate climate change; lightweighting, advanced manufacturing, alternative fuel vehicles, car sharing, and autonomous vehicles. Many formidable technological challenges are being tackled by global auto companies and outsiders alike, this talk will spotlight the best examples we can learn from, be inspired by, and hopefully replicate elsewhere.

Moderator: Jeff Schlaf, Tetra Tech

Pete Langlois - Automotive Strategic Analyst
   - Ernst & Young LLC

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Remediation Best Practices for Chemical Management

Let's discuss the are 3 levels of action for chemical management - foundational, progressive and aspirational from a wastewater perspective in the supply chain at the facility level.

Moderator: Lorraine Goodrich, AIAG

Loretta Tam - Program Manager, Environmental Responsibility
   - UL Responsible Sourcing, Inc.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Introduction To Sustainability Reporting

Is it feasible for Tier 1 and Tier 2 Suppliers to develop a sustainability report? The OEMs are increasing the amount of sustainability information they request throughout the automotive supply chain. In this session, BrownFlynn will demonstrate how a basic GRI report is both possible and beneficial for OEM suppliers. We will discuss ways to streamline sustainability activities through reporting, gather information that is relevant to your automotive customers, and identify business opportunities within your own operations.

Moderator: Kimberly Bowden, Delphi

Cora Lee Mooney - Senior Consultant and Lead Trainer
   - BrownFlynn
David J. Tulauskas - Director of Sustainability
   - General Motors Company

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Compliance Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Gain greater understanding of compliance programs with this outline of the required elements of an effective program, the ramifications of such programs under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, and the specific obligations of Board members. We will also explore some case studies regarding corporate responsibility as to supply chain and sustainability, as well as proscribe some current compliance trends that may impact your compliance programs for 2014 and beyond

Moderator: Sue Rokosz, Ford Motor Company

Patricia Sulzbach - Senior Counsel
   - Clark Hill PLC (PC)

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Wrap Up

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5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Networking Reception

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Thursday

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration / Breakfast

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9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Opening

Tanya Bolden - Program Development Manager - Corporate Responsibility
   - AIAG

9:05 AM - 9:45 AM

Advancing Sustainability Through Remanufacturing

The panel will address and facilitate a discussion on the environmental, societal and financial benefits associated with remanufacturing. Topics will include an overview of leading organizations that have already connected remanufacturing and sustainability; global trends advocating the acceleration of such efforts; and key challenges that must be navigated to successfully advance remanufacturing and sustainability within your organization.

Moderator: John Chalifoux, MERA

Doug Wolma - General Manager, Global Remanufacturing
   - Meritor, Inc.
John Platko - Vice President
   - Antea Group
John R. Chalifoux - President & COO
   - Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Sustainability Metrics: Driving Value in the Supply Chain

Modern Global procurement practices commonly include sustainability metrics, which continue to evolve. Quantifying the benefits of these practices remains a critical challenge. The speakers in this session will discuss opportunities for better value measurement and integrating financial-environmental metrics.

Moderator: Marshall Chase, BSR

Chris Erickson - President & CEO
   - Climate Earth
Pierre Francois Thaler - Co-President
   - Ecovadis

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Break

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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Innovation - "The House of Tomorrow"

As demonstrated with MyEnergi Lifestyle project, Ford, Whirlpool, and several other partners collaborated to show how companies from different industries can come together, guided by a like-mindedness around Sustainability, to create an integrated solution for consumers that leverages individual assets as well as a shared energy information platform that amplifies the effectiveness of all elements. Significant consumer savings on cost and CO2 were demonstrated due to greater energy efficiencies, smarter operational use patterns, and renewable generation.

Moderator: Bing Xu, Ford

David McCreadie - Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Sustainable Business Strategies
   - Ford Motor Company
Maureen Sertich - Sustainability Manager, North American Region
   - Whirlpool Corporation

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Buffet Lunch

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 1

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Completing the CM Reporting Template

Is your company prepared to report on conflict minerals? Dive into the detail of the newly released EICC/GeSI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) version 3.0. The new template now contains seven questions that support some of the due diligence requirements of the SEC Rule. Users will be walked through the new questions and will be provided clarification on what their answers mean to their customers. The audience will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker and industry experts in this session.

Moderator: Amanda Bishop, Visteon Corporation

Jennifer Guest - Project Engineer
   - Tetra Tech

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Corruption and Labor Trafficking

Were you aware that trafficking-related activities in global supply chains (corruption, bribery, etc.) could result in liability for your company under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) jurisdiction. Learn guidance on how and where companies should respond to the specific compliance risks associated with labor trafficking and how policies, like the ABA's principles, can help protect you against labor trafficking.

Moderator: Lecedra Welch, AIAG

Declan Croucher - Director
   - Verite
E. Christopher Johnson, Jr. - Reporter
   - American Bar Association (ABA)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Cultivating a Culture of Sustainability: Environmental Pro.

A proactive approach to establishing a broad sustainability framework will take you beyond basic compliance that simply attempts to keep up with ever-changing regulations and mandates.

Moderator: Jeff Schlaf, Tetra Tech

Arnold Guikema - Consultant
   - Tetra Tech
Jeffrey Schlaf - Environmental Project Scientist
   - Tetra Tech

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Sustainable Sourcing, Sustainable Supply Chain

Hear an overview of supply chain compliance and sustainability reporting requirements and related research projects with focus on European activities. It will examine evolving legal challenges relevant to sustainability reporting in the European Union and their relationship to existing global frameworks and standards. Furthermore, the session introduces current research projects funded by the European Union (e. g. SustainHub) as well as other developments affecting the manufacturing industry (e. g. Industry 4.0, Circular Economy).

Moderator: Tanya Bolden, AIAG

Thomas Bley - Sustainability Project Manager
   - IPoint-Systems GmbH

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Materiality in a Changing World

Companies face evolving pressures to identify and address the sustainability issues that are most material to their business and stakeholders. This session will discuss the changing landscape of materiality, as well as tools and practices to support issue identification, prioritization, and integration into strategy and reporting.

Moderator: Marilyn Smith, General Motors

Jasper Jung - Senior Analyst, Sustainability
   - General Motors Company
Marshall Chase - Associate Director
   - BSR

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 2

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Independent Private Sector Audits (IPSA)

Did you know an IPSA Audit is required when sourcing from the DRC, regardless if conflict-free or not? The audit report will be in the form of an Attestation Report, performed by CPA, or Performance audit. Attend this session to learn about Independent Private Sector Audits.

Moderator: Amanda Bishop, Visteon Corporation

Aaron Sikora - Risk Assurance Partner
   - PwC

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Supplier Sustainability Self-Assessments

The Supplier Sustainability Self-Assessment is a tool that addresses the typical range of Corporate Social Responsibility program elements that companies have implemented, are launching, or are considering. It was created by a collaborative team of automotive and sustainability professionals and is based on a combination of industry experience and multi-stakeholder engagement.

Moderator: Kimberly Bowden, Delphi

Kimberly Bowden - Manager, Global Corporate Social Responsibility
   - Delphi Corporation
Todd Yaney - Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability
   - Chrysler Group LLC

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM An Initial Comparison of Water Strategy Tools for Auto Manuf

Hear a comparative analysis of several publicly available tools, specifically the WWF/DEG Water Risk Filter, WBCSD Global Water Tool, and WRI Aqueduct that are used to measure the water impact and risk indicators for industrial facilities.

Moderator: Deb Heed, Ford

Bert Bras, Ph.D. - Professor
   - Georgia Institute of Technology
Sherry Mueller - Research Scientist
   - Ford Motor Company

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Chemical Regulatory Requirements Around the World

Do find it challenging to stay abreast of chemical regulatory requirements in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas? Attend this session to learn what is new in the EU in terms of the ELV Directive stakeholder activities, get an update on Asia Pacific legislation from REACH to ELV/RoHS, and learn what affects the Canadian Challenge may have to your company.

Moderator: Brenda Baney, Delphi

Christopher Harden - Senior Product Definition Engineer
   - PTC - Parametric Technology Corporation
Marc E. Robling - Design for Environmental Coordinator
   - Robert Bosch LLC
Tammy Giroux - Environment and Energy Policy Manager
   - General Motors Company

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Integrated Reporting - Going Beyond the Financial Results

Discuss the opportunity associated with integrating non-financial information into business processes and corporate reporting, including how participants can use emerging frameworks and standards from the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) as internal tools to strengthen the integration of sustainability strategy with business strategy.

Moderator: Lorraine Goodrich, AIAG

Julie Bogas - Director
   - PwC

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Global Anti-Corruption Compliance

Corruption continues to be key business concern - participate in a discussion on Global AntiCorruption Compliance and the components of the FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act). The audience will gain an insight to the requirements in the FCPA and how these requirements should be interpreted by companies. The presentation will also provide information concerning the scope of liability; how far it reaches and who can be held responsible. Penalties, as well as enforcement agencies in the U.S and abroad will be discussed. An overview of global legislation will be provided. Recent controversies, current trends and compliance tips are also included in the presentation.

Moderator: Lecedra Welch, AIAG

George Donnini - Attorney
   - Butzel Long
Nicholas J. Stasevich - Attorney
   - Butzel Long

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Sustainability Roadmap for Small To Medium Companies

Does your a small or medium size company have a robust sustainability program? Participate in this session to obtain a sustainability program outline and a roadmap to use for implementation. Most small sized automotive suppliers and quite a few medium sized automotive suppliers have not implemented a sustainability program. These suppliers often have basic regulatory compliance program in their manufacturing operations and may have ISO-14001 certification. However, they may not be fully aware of the direction of the global automotive industry. Their environmental management system is often viewed as an external process and does not address health and safety, security, global working conditions, and other programs or requirements.

Moderator: Luke Contos, Chassix

Luke Contos - Director, Sustainability
   - Chassix

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Networking Break

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Automotive Trends in Societies in 2050

A view of our world and the automotive industry in future years.

Moderator: Al Hildreth, General Motors

Andrew Norton - Executive Director of Global Market Research
   - General Motors Company

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Closing

Tanya Bolden - Program Development Manager - Corporate Responsibility
   - AIAG

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