The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) announced the addition of its newest member company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world's leading tire companies.
"We are pleased to welcome Goodyear to SP," said SP's Chair, Randy Leslie, Vice President and General Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive Experience. "Goodyear's commitment to creating a foundation of sustainability and working with its suppliers to minimize its environmental footprint will be an excellent asset for SP's members as we work together to improve environmental performance while increasing value throughout the automobile supply chain."
Goodyear will be represented by: Mr. David Chapman, Director, Global EHS Sustainability; Mr. David Woodyard, Global Manager, Environmental Sustainability and Product Stewardship; and, Mr. Aiman Abdrabou, Global Manager, Energy & GHG.
"Goodyear is pleased to be part of the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment," said David Chapman, Goodyear. "As a company and industry participant, Goodyear is actively addressing sustainability issues and looks forward to combining the experience and environmental leadership of SP's member companies with that of Goodyear's Global Sustainability Team as we work on key issues such as materials optimization, operational efficiency and reducing energy use in our supply chain," Chapman concluded.
"We look forward to working with Goodyear to achieve SP's vision of improving the environmental sustainability of the automobile supply chain" concluded Leslie.
More information about SP can be found at www.supplierspartnership.org.
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