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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.  

Bridgestone Aims to Recycle Two Million Used Tires to Make New Ones

Re-using carbon black from old tires will help alleviate supply constraints for virgin carbon black.
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by: Dan Carney

Carbon black, the sooty by-product of incompletely oxidized petroleum that is used to reinforce the rubber in tires, is such a sought-after commodity that Bridgestone Americas, Inc. expects demand to outstrip supply.

Bridgestone Partners with Inspiring Athletes in Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Argentina on the Road to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Five new ambassadors are first members of Team Bridgestone in Latin America
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TOKYO, Novemeber 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of the world’s largest tire and rubber company and a Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner, today announced its support for a group of five inspiring athletes from Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Argentina on the road to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

Partnership with Delta-Energy Group aims to recycle more than 2 million tires by end of 2020
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2019 /3BL Media/― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the industry’s first at-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tire market as part of its long-standing partnership with Delta-Energy Group, LLC, a market leader for material recovery from end-of-life (EOL) tires. 

Bridgestone Announces Victory of Teams Using "ECOPIA with ologic" Tires in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

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TOKYO, October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that "Agoria Solar Team of Belgium (No.8)" won the Challenger Class*1 and "Solar Team Eindhoven of Netherland (No.40) won the Cruiser Class*2 in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC), the world's foremost solar car race. Both teams were supplied Bridgestone "ECOPIA with ologic" tires.

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