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Sustainable/Reliable Supply Chain Forum -
April 28th, 2022

Define and Direct the implementation of a cohesive industry strategy on Sustainability, promoting the positive global impacts made by member organizations.

For a full schedule please review here.

Thursday, April 28th, 2022 

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


Keynote - Salon F-H
Identifying the supply chain challenges that we as an industry face and the benefit of us all working together to address them.
Brian Mormino, Executive Director Techical and Environmental Systems, Cummins Inc.

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


TSCA Chemical Process - Salon F-H
Gain insights and join in open dialogue on TSCA, the reasoning behind it and how best to navigate it from the agency behind the process
Cindy Wheeler, Existing Chemicals Risk Management Division Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.


Automotive Industry Lessons Learned - Salon F-H
Sustainability demands and compliance methods are evolving.  Learn how the automotive industry strategies, tactics and tools are assisting companies to meet responsible materials and chemical regulatory challenges.
Tanya Bolden, Director-Supply Chain and Corporate Responsibiity Products and Services, Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) & Lecedra Welch - Program Director Environmental Sustainability Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.


9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Day to Day Challenges of Data Complaince - Salon F-H
Identifying the shared and differing challenges faced by OEMs and suppliers
Manish Patel, Materials Complaince Leader, Cummins Inc. Chuong Dam, Global Complaince Regulated Susbtances Manager, CNH Industria

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


Challenes today and into the Future - A way forward together - Illinois/Indiana
In our increasingly regulated world, the ability to identify all chemicals in our products is quickly becoming a necessity.  How can we manage this through multiple levels of suppliers?
Josh Inman, Director of Restricted Substances and Product Discolosure, Cummins, Inc.
Cally Edgren, Director of Sustainability at Assent

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.


Sustainability Maturity Model - Illinois/Indiana
A model to define the characteristics of companies at four levels of the Sustainability continuum: Compliance, Efficiency, Leadership and Purpose
Kim Noe, Lead Engineer (HYD-PMC Product Stewardship Lead), Deere and Co. Karen Cecil, Director Global Environmental Sustainability, Cummins Inc.



11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch - Pavilion

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Tools Overview and Discussion - Salon F-H 
John Wagner, Founder Paladin Pathway LLC

Supply Chain Code of Conduct:
This document is designed to be a template providing common understand and language around issues of OEM’s and Supplier interactions. The goal is to reduce confusion, increase understanding and provide clear expectations throughout the supply chain.
Jeff Jurgens, Director, Product Stewardship, AEM

Sustainable/Reliable Supply Chain Toolkit

Provides digital access to the tools, information, assessments, action plans, and tactics that can lead to developing a sustainable and reliable Supply chain
Julia Davis, Senior Director, Workfoce and Industry Initiatives, AEM

Glossary of Terms
This document focuses on the development and promotion of industry approved language for the supply chain code of conduct
Anita Sennett, Senior Director, Agriculture, AEM

Suplly Chain Scorecards
Scorecard template available for companies' use for more standardized expectations and communication along the supply chain
Keith Johnson, President, Kondex Corp.

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.


Sustainable Development Goals Sustainability Index Measurement - Illinois/Indiana
A self assessment used to create standard boundaries and an approach for assessing enviromental impacts of industry products (Created by AIAG/ Automotive Industry)
John Wagner, Founder Paladin Pathway LLC

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


Self-assessments - Sustainability Readiness and Maturity Model - Illinois/Indiana
An online self assessmenmt to determine where a company is in their sustainability journey based on the Sustainability Maturity Model
John Wagner, Founder Paladin Pathway LLC


3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Closing Keynote - Salon F-H
A summary of the day's discussion incuding the challenges we face, a path forward as an industry, and steps that everyone in the room can take immediately to begin to address the issues we face
Keith Johnson, President, Kondex Corp.