Innovation That Matters Coming To Brazil

By Diogo Esperante, Isabel Aguiree: Through carbon credit incomes, plantations can have the incentive they need to implement the best management practice that will benefit the ecosystem, the farmers, the consuming industry and the workers who earn their livelihoods...

Tyres & Team Work

By Adam Gosling: When a team enjoys success, there is invariably a strong leader acting as a captain. In the absence of a good captain, the team can’t produce the best results. In the case of tyres on a vehicle, the captain is the driver who influences the way they...

Tyre Majors In For Self-Defence

By Peter Taylor : Tyre majors are buying up wholesalers / retailers in a big way in a bid to defend own market positions and stifle the avalanche of Chinese brands into Europe I reported recently on the renewed interest on the part of tyre manufacturers to re-invest...

Road to Sustainable NR

By Philip Tapsall : (The author is Director of Sustainable Business at WWF-India.) Companies in natural rubber supply chain can play a key role in redressing the problem of ever-rising forest loss rates in the world resulting from tremendous growth in NR plantations,...

Brazilian NR market Exciting times

By Diogo Esperante :  The recovery in prices, the import tax hikes, the Government’s anti-cyclical policies to protect its farmers from downtrend cycles, the important role of ABRABOR that is preparing a Master Plan to take the country’s NR plantation industry to a...