Tag: Masaaki Tsuya

Bridgestone now a Worldwide Paralympic Partner

Bridgestone now a Worldwide Paralympic Partner

19th October 2018 | 0 Comments

A new agreement has expanded Bridgestone Corporation’s involvement in international sport. The tyre maker and rubber manufacturer has become a Worldwide Paralympic Partner; it is the seventh entity to associate itself with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in this capacity.

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Bridgestone launches ‘Global Sustainable Procurement Policy’

9th February 2018 | 0 Comments

A new ‘Global Sustainable Procurement Policy’ has been introduced at Bridgestone Corporation, and the tyre and rubber company believes this policy will help it identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for the industry. The policy is applicable to all purchased materials and services, as well as all suppliers globally.

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Official opening for Bridgestone Americas’ new HQ

14th December 2017 | 0 Comments

At a ceremony yesterday, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. celebrated the official opening of its new headquarters building, Bridgestone Tower. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the 514,000-square foot (47,750 square metre), 30-storey tower is now home to more than 1,700 Bridgestone employees.

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Bridgestone releases Sustainability Report 2016

Bridgestone releases Sustainability Report 2016

3rd July 2017 | 0 Comments

In its Sustainability Report 2016, Bridgestone Corporation shares that last year its tyres’ rolling resistance was on average 13 per cent lower than in 2005. The company also achieved a 29 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions per net sales from operations and products’ after-use during this timeframe, as well as a 28.5 per cent reduction in water intake per unit and a 31 per cent improvement in resource productivity.

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Bridgestone updates its CSR commitment

3rd April 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has refined its global corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment. It says the new CSR commitment, titled ‘Our Way to Serve’, builds upon the company’s initial, 22 focus point CSR programme, which has been in place for a decade. The ‘Our Way to Serve’ programme is centred around three priority areas – Mobility, People and Environment.

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Bridgestone extends Olympic partnership

Bridgestone extends Olympic partnership

5th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation’s support of the Olympic Movement has now gone global. On 1 January 2017, the company expanded its partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Bridgestone will now serve as a partner globally through to 2024 and be associated with the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and the Olympic Games 2024, which will take place in either Budapest, Los Angeles or Paris.

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Olympic Channel – Bridgestone named first Founding Partner

Olympic Channel – Bridgestone named first Founding Partner

16th August 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has become the first Founding Partner of a new digital platform dedicated to the Olympic Movement. The tyre maker signed a collaborative agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday to confirm its support of the Olympic Channel, a platform that gives fans the opportunity to experience the power of sport and the Olympic Movement all year round. The Olympic Channel will launch worldwide on Sunday 21 August following the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Bridgestone has committed to this partnership for a four-year period.

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Bridgestone alters upper management roles

29th January 2016 | 0 Comments

On 14 October 2015, Bridgestone Corporation announced that its Board of Directors had taken the first step towards updating the company's corporate governance structure by approving the adoption of a new corporate governance structure – the replacement of the ‘Company with Board of Company Auditors’ model, which had been in place since 1993, with a ‘Company with Nominating Committee’ governance model. Today, the company shares that the board has approved the transfer of representatives and directorship candidates in preparation for this switch.

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Pep Boys or no Pep Boys, Bridgestone aims to grow US retail presence

Pep Boys or no Pep Boys, Bridgestone aims to grow US retail presence

14th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone may have had the 800 outlet Pep Boys retail network snapped from it hands by Icahn Enterprises, yet the tyre maker is holding onto its growth plans in the USA. Speaking with Japanese financial publication Nikkei, Bridgestone chief executive officer Masaaki Tsuya shared on plans for 20 per cent growth in the tyre maker’s US retail network by 2020.

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Bridgestone CEO accepts Thai investment advisor position

Bridgestone CEO accepts Thai investment advisor position

8th December 2015 | 0 Comments

The chief executive officer and chairman of the board at Bridgestone Corporation, Masaaki Tsuya, has been appointed honorary investment advisor to the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI). The role was established last month with the purpose of assisting the BOI in promoting Thailand as an attractive investment destination both in Southeast Asia and throughout the world.

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Bridgestone opens ‘Global Disaster Prevention Center’

Bridgestone opens ‘Global Disaster Prevention Center’

10th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has established a new facility in order to better educate its employees on disasters and how to prevent them. The Global Disaster Prevention Center is located within the Bridgestone G-MEC Building in Tokyo, Japan, and Bridgestone is using it to conduct training to prepare for fire-related emergencies. The centre will be further expanded early in the next fiscal year to include training on natural disasters, and will draw upon lessons learned in Japan’s earthquake of 2011

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Official opening for Bridgestone’s Vietnam plant

Official opening for Bridgestone’s Vietnam plant

27th October 2014 | 0 Comments

A ceremony has been held to mark the official opening of Bridgestone’s latest tyre factory. The grand opening of the Bridgestone Tire Manufacturing Vietnam Limited Liability Company (BTMV) plant in Hai Phong City, Vietnam comes half a year after production of passenger car radials began there. The opening ceremony was attended by guests from the Vietnam government, Hai Phong City, the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam, and representatives of companies from the automotive sector.

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Bridgestone becomes partner, official tyre of Olympic Games

Bridgestone becomes partner, official tyre of Olympic Games

16th June 2014 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation confirmed on 13 June its entry into an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to become an official top-tier Olympic partner through to the 2024 Olympic Games. The ceremonial signing of the ‘TOP’ agreement in Tokyo was performed by Bridgestone CEO and Board chairman Masaaki Tsuya and IOC President Thomas Bach.

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