The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with PT Kirana Megatara Tbk, a major natural rubber supplier in Indonesia, to cooperate in efforts to provide economic support for Indonesian natural rubber farmers as well as improve traceability to ensure transparency and soundness of the natural rubber supply chain. The MOU with
The Tire Industry Project, formed by the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR), said the toolkit lays out key steps for establishing and enhancing end-of-life tire management, underlining the social, economic and environmental benefits of systems that work well.
The tire industry, in particular, is pushing to establish sustainability strategies, based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) management.
Michelin, Continental AG and Smag, a software developer for the agriculture industry, are creating a joint venture specializing in the development and deployment of technological solutions for mapping sustainability practices in the supply chain of natural rubber.
Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber Hosts First General Assembly, Appoints Executive Committee
Natural rubber stakeholders gathered this week for the first General Assembly meeting of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber, a group that aims to improve the natural rubber value chain.