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Bridgestone EMEA Prepares for the Future with €36 Million Commitment to Smart Factory Project

Summary: 
  • Investment will further digitise Bridgestone EMEA’s manufacturing processes
  • Eight European plants across Poland, Hungary, Spain, Italy and France will be transformed
  • Four-year project will be rolled-out from 2019 onwards
  • Supports Bridgestone EMEA’s transformation into a mobility solutions leader
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  • Investment will further digitise Bridgestone EMEA’s manufacturing processes
  • Eight European plants across Poland, Hungary, Spain, Italy and France will be transformed
  • Four-year project will be rolled-out from 2019 onwards
  • Supports Bridgestone EMEA’s transformation into a mobility solutions leader

Bridgestone Group’s Sustainability Report Details Environmental Success and Reports on Strengthened Sustainable Procurement Practices, Including Human Rights Protection

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TOKYO, June 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today the Bridgestone Group published its Sustainability Report 2018-2019 highlighting strong progress toward its global commitment to help achieve a more sustainable society. Two years ahead of schedule, the Group exceeded its 2020 goal of reducing global water withdrawal by 35 percent1.

Bridgestone Americas Sponsors 2019 Nashville Pride Festival and Parade

Bridgestone to serve as presenting sponsor for sixth consecutive year
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a leading tire and rubber company, will serve its sixth year as presenting sponsor of the Nashville Pride Festival. This year’s Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, at Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville.

Closing the Skills Gap Through the East Community Learning Center Automotive Technology Center

by Bob Lux, Consumer Program Engineering, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Article

One of the biggest challenges facing today’s workforce is the technical skills gap, partly created by a lack of accessible education opportunities for young professionals. To combat this challenge, Bridgestone and Firestone Complete Auto Care in collaboration with United Way of Summit County and Akron Public Schools (APS) developed the Bridgestone Academy of Applied Engineering and Technology which brought a Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC) to East Community Learning Center (CLC) in October 2018.  

Bridgestone Promotes Sustainability and Transparency Across Global Tire and Rubber Supply Chain

by Rachel Evans
Article

Bridgestone has made steady progress in implementing its Global Sustainable Procurement Policy, which outlines the company’s path to achieving the ambitious goal of using only sustainable materials in all of its products by 2050.

Through its partnership with EcoVadis, a provider of sustainability, risk and performance ratings for global supply chains, the tire maker assesses suppliers’ current sustainability practices, and looks at what support is needed to improve on this.

Bridgestone Launches Consumer Safety Campaign to Reach Drivers During National Tire Safety Week

Company’s partnership with lifestyle influencer Living with Landyn showcases the important role tires play in safety
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) is launching a new consumer safety awareness campaign aimed at teaching drivers about the important role tires play in safety.

Bridgestone Group Awards 2019 Recognizes the Best Global Projects

During the ceremony, the Group acknowledges the best Socially Responsible Projects
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TOKYO, May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Corporation announced the winners of the "Bridgestone Group Awards 2019" at a ceremony held on March 27, 2019.

Nike, Bridgestone and a Dozen Others Join Businesses Pushing Back on Controversial Tennessee Bills

by Meg Garner, Reporter, Nashville Business Journal
Article

Locally, the Nashville LGBT Chamber distributed its own letter that was signed by seven of its major corporate members, including Bridgestone Americas Inc., Dell Technologies, Salesforce.com Inc. and Postmates. AllianceBernstein, Curb Records and Warner Music Group also signed on to the chamber's letter, after previously speaking out individually on the bills. Joe Woolley, the chamber's CEO, said in an email that 20 small businesses have also endorsed the letter.

Bridgestone Americas Participation Recognized as Top Supporter for United Way of Metropolitan Nashville

Efforts highlighted as part of the company’s Our Way to Serve CSR commitment
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced it was the top donor for United Way of Metropolitan Nashville in 2018. As a multi-year charitable giving and volunteer campaign for Bridgestone, the United Way Campaign is part of the company’s ongoing, global commitment to corporate social responsibility, Our Way to Serve.

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