The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) and the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) have agreed to build cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU will have the aim of consolidating, developing and detailing the cooperation between the two organizations. It will also contribute to the effectiveness to achieve the organizations’ common objectives in the field of sustainable production and consumption of natural rubber.

The MoU signing took place at IRSG’s Offices in Singapore, on August 6, 2019, between Salvatore Pinizzotto, IRSG Secretary-General and Stefano Savi, GPSNR Director.

The cooperation will have a focus on Sustainability in the Natural Rubber Value Chain, particularly in relation to socio-economic and environmental aspects linked to the natural rubber sustainable production and consumption.