Bridgestone Americas

Bridgestone Americas Announces $100 Vaccine Support Payment for U.S. Employees

Summary: 
  • Payment will be available to the company’s more than 33,000 U.S. employees.
  • Bridgestone is providing the $100 support payment to remove barriers for employees who choose to get the vaccine, such as missing work, child care, transportation costs, or other potential obstacles.
  • The company is also exploring options to offer comparable programs to employees in Canada and Latin America.

 

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  • Payment will be available to the company’s more than 33,000 U.S. employees.
  • Bridgestone is providing the $100 support payment to remove barriers for employees who choose to get the vaccine, such as missing work, child care, transportation costs, or other potential obstacles.
  • The company is also exploring options to offer comparable programs to employees in Canada and Latin America.

 

Bridgestone Americas Underscores Commitment to Sustainability with New $1.1 Billion Credit Facility

Summary: 
  • Bridgestone is executing one of the first sustainably linked credit facilities in the U.S. tire industry.

  • The new credit line interest rate is tied to the Company’s global sustainability performance ratings.

  • Bridgestone is pursuing a bold vision to become a world-leading sustainable solutions company.

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  • Bridgestone is executing one of the first sustainably linked credit facilities in the U.S. tire industry.

  • The new credit line interest rate is tied to the Company’s global sustainability performance ratings.

  • Bridgestone is pursuing a bold vision to become a world-leading sustainable solutions company.

Bridgestone Extends Support for Adaptive Athletes and Inclusive Sports Programs Through Three New Partnerships

Summary: 
  • Bridgestone Americas is partnering with Challenged Athletes Foundation, Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio, and Amputee Blade Runners.
  • Donations from Bridgestone Americas and Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund to support athlete grants and sports programs in local communities.
  • The new partnerships advance the company’s efforts to support the Paralympic Movement and create a more inclusive society.

 

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  • Bridgestone Americas is partnering with Challenged Athletes Foundation, Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio, and Amputee Blade Runners.
  • Donations from Bridgestone Americas and Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund to support athlete grants and sports programs in local communities.
  • The new partnerships advance the company’s efforts to support the Paralympic Movement and create a more inclusive society.

 

Wilson, N.C. Tire Plant Recognized for Health and Safety Procedures by North Carolina Department of Labor

Summary: 
  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

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  • The Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations achieved recertification as Rising Star by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • The Rising Star Program recognizes employers with effective safety and health programs.
  • This is the first Rising Star recertification for the Wilson Tire Plant following their initial certification in 2015.

 

Bridgestone Americas Donates Emergency Response Trailer to Wilson County, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

Summary: 
  • The gift of this emergency response trailer underscores Bridgestone’s corporate social responsibility commitment, Our Way to Serve, which supports safe and sustainable mobility.
  • This donation promotes safer communities through prevention and readiness for emergency situations.
  • The trailer will be used by the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency during major incidents within the county.

 

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  • The gift of this emergency response trailer underscores Bridgestone’s corporate social responsibility commitment, Our Way to Serve, which supports safe and sustainable mobility.
  • This donation promotes safer communities through prevention and readiness for emergency situations.
  • The trailer will be used by the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency during major incidents within the county.

 

Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia Join Forces to Turn Recycled Tires into Shoes

Summary: 
  • This World Environment Day, Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia embark on a new partnership to turn recycled tires into shoes 
  • The partnership aims to convert 40,000 tires into ~400,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2022 
  • Bridgestone Indonesia has pledged $60,000 to assist Soles4Souls Asia in their global relief efforts

 

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  • This World Environment Day, Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia embark on a new partnership to turn recycled tires into shoes 
  • The partnership aims to convert 40,000 tires into ~400,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2022 
  • Bridgestone Indonesia has pledged $60,000 to assist Soles4Souls Asia in their global relief efforts

 

Bridgestone Americas Technical Center Hosts Seventh Annual Engineer for a Day Event

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May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas Technical Center, a state-of-the-art hub for the development of innovative and advanced tire technologies, hosted its seventh annual Engineer for a Day event in Akron, Ohio. The full day of interactive activities was created to attract local students to the field of engineering.

Bridgestone to Give Year-To-Date Customer Donations to Boys & Girls Clubs COVID-19 Relief Fund

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May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Retail Operations (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, announced it will donate $840,000 to support COVID-19 relief efforts at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country.

Bridgestone Americas Drives Positive Community Impact through Inaugural Volunteer Week

Teammates volunteered nearly 1,600 hours to improve the way people move, live, work and play in the U.S. and Latin America
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 17, 2019, /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its inaugural Bridgestone Americas Volunteer Week, a concentrated, network-wide volunteerism campaign intended to promote the greater good in its communities. The success of the 2019 campaign was driven by employee participation in dozens of volunteer events.

Tire CEOs Reaffirm Commitment to Research for Sustainability, Recognize Tire Industry Project Achievements

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/3BL Media/ - CEOs of eleven leading tire manufacturers met to review progress and confirm the ongoing mandate of the leading global forum for tire manufacturers on sustainability issues. 

Founded in 2005, the Tire Industry Project (TIP) is a global CEO-led initiative undertaken by leading tire manufacturing companies to research potential human health and environmental impacts of tires throughout their lifecycle. TIP operates under the umbrella of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and is co-chaired by Bridgestone, Goodyear, and Michelin.  

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