Learn how to get data on material compliance faster! As the landscape for materials compliance programs continues to change, companies are seeking innovative methods to increase the speed in which they get data from their suppliers. iPoint-systems and IHS Markit present proven business strategies for increasing quality, quantity and overall speed of data collection.
March 7, 2017, marked the release of a comprehensive benchmarking report which evaluated brands on their anti-slavery disclosure compliance under the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (CA-TISCA). Dr. Chris Bayer and Jesse Hudson explain the findings, trends, and good practices of the 2016 CA-TISCA benchmarking study. Chris and Jesse are joined by former UN Goodwill Ambassador Julia Ormond of the Alliance to stop Slavery and End Trafficking (ASSET), which was instrumental in passing the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act and the UK Modern Slavery Act
Increasingly awareness regarding environmental protection, occupational and product safety have led to a complex array of laws, regulations, customer requirements, and societal expectations. Companies must operate within these specified parameters, and generate information and data to demonstrate that they did so. And, companies must generate reports to meet regulatory and stakeholder requirements - sometimes routine, and sometimes unique. Douglas Hileman and iPoint’s Christoph Schaaf present an overview of these challenges, and iPoint’s EHS Management software – which is designed to meet your needs.
Aggregating and assessing the relevant data throughout the entire product life cycle for an LCA is an enormous task. Even more so if one considers that most assessments start with the finished product and work their way down to components and substances. This often entails intensive efforts of manual data collection. What is needed is an easy-to-use, automatized process for LCA calculation which takes into account the entire product life cycle, from the design phase to the use phase to the recycling and reuse phase. In this video you will learn more about iPoint’s LCA module, a software solution enabling a detailed assessment and high level of automated data aggregation from different sources.
Companies are under increasing pressure to expand their supplier survey efforts in order to ensure an ethical supply chain. Now that the Conflict Minerals disclosure date has passed, NGOs and other organizations continue to expose companies whose programs are using suspect smelters. Engaging a service partner with subject-matter expertise like iPoint, can help you manage the increasingly challenging situations. In this video you will learn how outsourcing helps companies ensure compliance while avoiding costs and keeping valuable internal resources focused on their core duties. The presented case studies provide insight into the benefits and advantages derived from outsourcing the Conflict Minerals process.
Higher product transparency is increasingly becoming a global business requirement for companies across multiple markets and industries. Watch the video to learn more about
What high product transparency is and why it is important
The history and trends behind it
The progressive steps towards improving it
The operational business best practices to help support it.
As of recently, automotive companies not only have to provide data for the International Material Data System (IMDS), but also for the China Automotive Material Data System (CAMDS). Watch the video to learn more about
- CAMDS functionalities,
- CAMDS vs. IMDS – similarities and differences,
- CAMDS requirements and challenges, and Solutions for expediting and simplifying CAMDS processes