MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 /3BL Media/— Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology, the MICHELIN Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture-proof Tire System”), at the Movin’On Summit for sustainable mobility today. GM intends to develop this airless wheel assembly with Michelin and aims to introduce it on passenger vehicles as early as 2024.
DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, over 30 leading companies across 16 sectors joined forces to implement the circular economy through WBCSD’s newest initiative, Factor10. Collectively responsible for USD $1.3 trillion in annual revenues, the companies in Factor10 represent a powerful business effort scale up momentum for circular economy solutions.
This week, Panorama brings you to the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, where we sit down three experts at the event. Jennifer Austin, Policy Director at We Mean Business; Nicolas Beaumont, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Development and Mobility at Michelin; and Ed Cameron, senior climate advisor to WBCSD give their perspectives on progress of the Paris Agreement and the contribution of business at COP23.
Through an automotive industry-first commitment to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tires, General Motors is helping drive the industry toward net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labor rights. The company will develop a set of purchasing requirements, with the intent that the entire automotive industry will join in the movement and together help transform the rubber supply chain.
First automaker to collaborate with suppliers to improve global rubber supply
DETROIT, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Transforming the global rubber and tire supply chain to create lasting, environmentally sound sustainable rubber production requires a collaborative approach. Through an industry-first commitment to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tires, General Motors is helping drive the industry toward net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labor rights.
New pavement helps replenish groundwater and reduce erosion--made from Michelin tires
GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Old Faithful, one of the world’s most iconic natural wonders, now has an even more ecofriendly surrounding thanks to the installation of a newly paved walkway that creates a porous, clean and flexible surface that uses recycled Michelin tires along with other materials.
PARIS, May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Michelin today announces the creation of a joint-venture in Indonesia with Barito Pacific Group (BPG) for producing natural, eco-friendly rubber. According to the terms of the agreement, this new joint-venture will be owned 53% by BPG and 47% by Michelin, with Michelin's contribution to the joint-venture amounting to US $55 million.
Small business in South Carolina receives loan, helps program reach milestone
GREENVILLE, S.C., May 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Michelin Development--a subsidiary of Michelin North America, Inc. that provides business loans to upstart businesses in many of the communities the tire company operates--today approved another loan to a small but growing South Carolina transportation company that now needs one more driver and truck to keep ahead of demand.
Tire industry association gives Michelin multiple awards for excellence and improvement
GREENVILLE, S.C., May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – At its annual meeting today, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) presented eight of its 20 safety awards this year to U.S. Michelin manufacturing plants.
Two Michelin production facilities were recognized for excellence in worker health and safety, and six were acknowledged for significant improvements in these categories.