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Kal Tire’s New Carbon Calculator & Maple Program Quantify Environmental Savings When Retreading

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Kal Tire has announced the certification of its new carbon calculator that is able to determine fuel and carbon emissions saved by retreading earthmover tyres compared to buying new. With that, the company is launching its Maple Program, which quantifies a customer’s environmental impact as they grow their fleet with retreads.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

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Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.

GM Drives Demand for Sustainable Natural Rubber

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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.

GM Works to Set Sustainable Natural Rubber Tires into Motion

First automaker to collaborate with suppliers to improve global rubber supply
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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.

The MICHELIN® Sustainable Mobility Equation

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With more than a billion vehicles on the road worldwide, Michelin examines the sustainable mobility equation and explains the impact a tire can have on the economic, environmental and social bottom line. 

Link: https://youtu.be/abCw2SuViFI

Michelin Tires Transformed into Masterpieces to Celebrate International Diversity in Upstate South Carolina

Local artist and team of elementary students win Michelin’s InTireNational Art Contest
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Local artist and team of elementary students win Michelin’s InTireNational Art Contest

Enactus Students Recycle Tires Into Household Items

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Worn out or factory fresh, what do you see?

Of the 40 million tires Mexico discards annually, only 2% are recycled. One Mexican Enactus team saw a way to recycle these discarded tires into over 100 different household items, like rugs and flowerpots.

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