Chemicals: Hazardous to company’s health?

By Louis Rumao It is high time that all companies, large and small, needed to take notice if chemicals they produce could be hazardous to the company’s health! Employees are often exposed to chemicals in a manufacturing workplace, while consumers could be exposed...

Avoid waste, improve your environment and life

Procurement attitude has changed from being one of purchasing the best possible quality to that of buying the cheapest available. Purchasing the cheapest tyre or any other item will come back to haunt us in the form of reduced performance or increased costs or increased waste

Improving market conditions favor Brazilian peak season

The Brazilian Market is having better prices during its 2019 peak production season which, though not as good as the producers expected them to be, are still better than what this season started off from. Diogo Esperante The State of São Paulo represents 64% of...

Needed- An inclusive sustainable rubber platform

By Ali  Hines When it comes to attempts at reducing deforestation and protecting indigenous land rights, voluntary corporate commitments and self-regulated commodity schemes have predominantly failed. Ultimately, the kinds of abuses we have already seen caused by...

The gift of life

By Adam Gosling In this column I’m talking about something completely different, something that many of us may not have even considered; but to my way of thinking, it is very worthy of consideration. I have been fortunate to enjoy good health; sure there’s been the...