Tiremaker unveils demonstration tire with up to 52% sustainable material.
Continental will handle part of its purchasing of natural rubber via a digital trading platform called HeveaConnect.
Looking ahead, Tenneco has introduced a new set of long-term sustainability goals, achievable by 2030 from a 2019 baseline.
Ananda Caldera, executive director of GRI, recently spoke about GRI’s green processes in manufacturing.
GRI works with about 1,800 natural rubber farmers from Monaragala, Rathnapura, Kalutara, and Kegalle districts in Sri Lanka.
Goodyear says it believes the implementation and adherence to this policy will help address deforestation, land grabbing and human rights in the areas of the world where natural rubber is produced.
The two companies also will make the new joint technology available to industrial partners willing to cooperate in maximizing the value of the products.