Bridgestone Corporation claims to have made impressive gains from its sustainability initiative. In the Bridgestone Group’s Sustainability Report 2016 released recently, the company says that last year its tyres’ rolling resistance was on average 13 % lower than in 2005.
The company also achieved a 29 % reduction in CO2 emissions per net sales from operations and products’ after-use during this timeframe. The company further achieved a 28.5 per cent reduction in water intake per unit and a 31 % improvement in resource productivity.
“The Bridgestone Group will proactively address social issues, work to fulfill society’s expectations, and contribute to the realization of a sustainable environment and society. Through active dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders, the Group aims to create common value for our customers and society,” the company says in a Press release.