Glossary beginning with A

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framework published by AccountAbility providing sustainability management tools to companies.


association founded in 1991 to promote, publicize, and protect the interests of supporting manufacturers for all issues affecting the car industry and transportation in general.


Advanced Driver Assistance Systems.


non-profit association of companies operating in the automotive industry.


Region including the following countries: Australia, China, India, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Aspect Boundary

description of where impacts occur for each material aspect. When setting aspect boundaries, an organization should consider impacts within and outside the organization. Aspect boundaries vary based on the aspects reported.


systematic, documented and independent check to verify compliance with the explicit requirements of applicable regulations.