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Rubber product makers
World's #1 tyre maker. Bridgestone also make roof tiles, golf balls, industrial rubber products, marine components and switches. Bought Firestone in 1988.
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of A-.
[Source 2019][More on Climate Change]
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of B.
[Source 2019][More on Human Rights]
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 72/100 in the Auto Components category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2019][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received a score of 14/100 (retrieved 25-Feb-2020) in the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), a system for evaluating supply chain practices in China, particularly in regards to environmental management and water pollution. Scores are calculated using government compliance data, online monitoring data, and third-party environmental audits, as well as trends in the environmental performance of factories in the company's supply chains.
[Source 2020][More on Habitats]
This website by German NGO Earth Link rates companies on their corporate policies against child labour, production monitoring and accusations of child labour. This company received at least one red mark, indicating poor performance in one or more of these areas.
[Source 2013][More on Human Rights]
This company received a score of 47.1/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Public Eye Awards are given to companies with the worst record in terms of environmental pollution and human rights violations. Bridgestone received an award in 2007 because its workers at a rubber plantation in Liberia have to endure slave-like conditions. Listed under information due to age of award.
[Source 2007][More on Workers Rights]
The Stop Firestone campaign is working to hold Firestone (a Bridgestone subsidiary) accountable for its use of child labor, abuse of workers' rights and destruction of the environment on its rubber plantation in Liberia. [Listed under Information due to age of report]
[Source 2007][More on Workers Rights]
This company is a member of the Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network, a multi-stakeholder platform run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The CE100 is the world's leading circular economy network, and facilitates market making by providing collaborative and pre-competitive opportunities which bring together business, innovators, cities and governments, universities, and thought leaders.
[Source 2019][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
|Company Structure||Listed Public Company|
|Revenue||US$23.4 billiion in 2004|
|# Employees||113,699 in 2004 in World|
|Subsidiaries||Bridgestone Australia Ltd|