ERA Environmental Management Solutions is kicking off the 2014 new year by attending the first quarter member meeting of the Supplier's Partnership for the Environment (SP). The meeting is being held on January 15th in Detroit at the General Motors Renaissance Center. The Supplier's Partnership meeting is being held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show.
Automotive SP Members General Motors, Chrysler, Ford, American Honda, and Subaru will all be in attendence at the Januray meeting. In addition, U.S. Environmental Protection Administrator Gina McCarthy has been invited to participate in the meeting.
This first quarter meeting will showcase the progess made by the SP's working groups, tackling issues like materials efficiency, and will feature a panel discussion on Integrating Energy, Carbon, and Water Management into Business Strategy.
ERA is a member of the Supplier's Partnership's Materials Issues working group, providing an environmental perspective on finding better materials for automotive manufacturing and offering our expertise on Life Cycle Analysis and End of Life Management.
Gary Vegh, a senior Toxicologist from ERA, presented last year on tracking hazardous materials through the supply chain in automotoive manufacturing and will continue to contribute to the Materials Issues working group.
ERA's team is looking forward to meeting up with our fellow SP members and the attendees of the North American International Auto Show. If you're attending make sure to come at say hello.