Sustainability:

Driving the U.S. Tire Manufacturing Industry

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Our Sustainability Journey

The member companies of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) are committed to sustainable manufacturing practices in every aspect of their businesses. As global leaders in manufacturing, they embrace a shared responsibility of helping to achieve a more sustainable society.

USTMA’s 2018 sustainability report presents our members’ collective progress and vision for a sustainable U.S. tire manufacturing industry. Foundational to the report is our members’ six aspirational goals in the areas of safety and environmental stewardship and our members’ economic impact in communities across the U.S.

See a message from USTMA’s President and CEO, Anne Forristall Luke.

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Vision 1

USTMA members strive to improve the longevity and driving performance of the tires we design, make and sell.

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Nearly 90%
of U.S. facilities are certified under ISO 14001
Nearly 10%
reduction in CO2 emissions at U.S. facilities since 2010
76%
of scrap tires went to scrap tire markets in 2019
Nearly 53%
of energy at U.S. facilities comes from clean natural gas
100%
of member companies support philanthropic activities
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Our Sustainability Pillars

USTMA recognizes three essential pillars of sustainability: safety, environment and economic impact. This website is based on the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association’s first Sustainability Report for the U.S. tire manufacturing industry. The scope of the report includes USTMA and industry activities from 2016 to 2018.

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