Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber

Rubber Industry Platform Aims to Halt Deforestation, Protect Human Rights

Words by Nithin Coca
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Palm oil, cocoa, soy, bananas … and rubber? Despite a lower profile, natural rubber is a widely traded tropical global commodity. Approximately 13.8 million tons of natural rubber was produced in 2019, with Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand being the top producers.

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.  

Bridgestone Continues Advancing Sustainability and Transparency Across Global Tire and Rubber Supply Chain

Policy, training, supplier acknowledgements and third-party assessments underscore company’s commitment and progress toward sustainable procurement practices
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TOKYO, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone Group, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, today announced steady progress in implementing its Global Sustainable Procurement Policy – which aims to create thriving and sustainable supply chains – and ultimately ensure alignment with the company’s use of “100 percent sustainable materials*” by 2050 and beyond.

Bridgestone Continues Advancing Sustainability and Transparency Across Global Tire and Rubber Supply Chain

Policy, training, supplier acknowledgements and third-party assessments underscore company’s commitment and progress toward sustainable procurement practices
Press Release

TOKYO, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone Group, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, today announced steady progress in implementing its Global Sustainable Procurement Policy – which aims to create thriving and sustainable supply chains – and ultimately ensure alignment with the company’s use of “100 percent sustainable materials*” by 2050 and beyond.

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