AIAG. along with AIAG, BMW Group, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover, Nissan, PSA Groupe, Scania, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo, and CSR Europe all participated in this revision of the 2014 document, and in creating the additional explanatory resource. This extraordinary alignment between OEMs came out of a need to address issues relevant to the automotive industry today, and to speak with a unified voice on the importance of a sustainable, ethical supply chain
The amended text augments previously stated positions, and is more inclusive of principles that reflect current industry concerns pertaining to business ethics, human rights, working conditions, and environmental leadership. Updates to the Principles include a number of new expectations, as well as a brief description of each point.
These guidelines are based on fundamental principles of social and environmental responsibility that are compliant with local law, consistent with international expectations and are supported by the sponsoring Auto Manufacturers. Individual manufacturers may have their own standards, codes and policies that supersede these guidelines.
Auto Industry Guiding Principles