Pirelli Fights Climate Change

CDP recognizes Pirelli as a leader in the fight against climate change.

For the second year in a row Pirelli has been named a global leader in the fight against climate change, earning a place in the Climate A list prepared by the CDP (former Carbon Disclosure Project), the international non-profit organization which gathers, distributes and promotes information on environmental issues.

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Pirelli, Yokohama earn top ratings from climate-change monitor

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LONDON — International tire makers Pirelli & C. S.p.A. and Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. have earned an “A” rating on an international organization’s ranking of companies active in fighting climate change

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Kumho Backs Humane Society

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Kumho Tire Canada ha announced the sponsorship of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.

Kumho Tire Canada’s “Rescue, Save, Love with Kumho Tire 2020” annual campaign supports the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.

With this campaign, Kumho Tire Canada will donate part of their profits from sales of the CRUGEN HT51, SOLUS HA31, and Road Venture AT51 tires to help animals in need.

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Halcyon Agri launches Bounce sustainable rubber movement

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SINGAPORE — Natural rubber giant Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd. has launched Bounce, which it said is a movement to drive industry and consumer change for an equitable, sustainable natural rubber industry.

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Goodyear blimp hangars, stores to host toy drive events in December

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AKRON — Goodyear and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve are teaming up to help lift spirits this Christmas season by collecting toys and gifts for the Toys for Tots program.

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Corrie MacColl details landmark collaboration in Cameroon

Singapore — Natural rubber company Corrie MacColl, a subsidiary of global NR supply chain manager Halcyon Agri, has joined forces with local and international NGOs to strengthen rubber production across its plantations in Cameroon.

Two prominent NGOs, Mighty Earth and the Community Forests Platform, have joined the Cameroon Sustainability Council initiated by Corrie MacColl after a long-running consultation, Corrie MacColl said in a 21 Nov news release.

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Nexen Tire Donations To Help US Military Veterans Earn Scholarships For Higher Education

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Nexen Tire America, Inc. is expanding its commitment as part of the Nexen Hero III Program, which aims to bring additional awareness to countless U.S. military veterans who are in need of assistance. Each year, millions of disability and educational benefits claims are filed with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and with the sheer volume of submissions, some can get delayed for extended periods. Retired Army Cpt.

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Camso, U.S. dealers team up to support pancreatic cancer nonprofit

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MAGOG, Quebec — Industrial tire and track producer Camso Inc. teamed up with 24 of its dealer/distributors throughout the U.S. in August and September to raise funding for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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Editorial: Green is new black for tire makers

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Despite the industry’s best efforts, it’s difficult to shake the common perception of a tire or a tire manufacturing plant.

The misconception starts and ends with the color black: A black product, manufactured using an environmentally unfriendly substance called carbon black, in a dank, dark facility.

As all of us know, that is far from the reality.

Today’s tire industry, like many other industries that have a far better consumer reputation, is highly efficient, environmentally conscious, sustainability driven and technologically cutting-edge.

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Halcyon Agri project focuses on sustainability

YAOUNDE, Cameroon—Halcyon Agri, the world’s largest natural rubber producing company, is undertaking a major project in Cameroon to address sustainability and human rights issues at its operations there.

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