Tire Industry Project

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 Particles: Looking at The Big Picture Through (Very Small) Particles

Words by Tina Casey
Article

As public concern over environmental pollution evolves and focuses on new areas, businesses continue to seek solutions. Some aspects of the problem, like cutting down on disposable plastic bottles or reducing emissions, have been studied extensively. Other areas, such as microplastics in the environment, are much newer and their implications are still being understood. 

Re-Inventing the Wheel: How CEOs Are Driving the Sustainable Tire of the Future

Words by Tina Casey
Article

When the internal combustion engine is phased out and zero-emission electric vehicles rule the road, we’ll still have tires. Lots of tires. After all, there is no substitute for the tire as we know it today — and these everyday objects are more complex than you might think.

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

Press Release

/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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