Bridgestone Additional Invests in Carbon Neutrality Targets with Photo voltaic Rooftop Panels Set up at Its Thailand Plant
- Bridgestone makes use of clear vitality and contributes to the group and surroundings through the use of photo voltaic vitality which is among the most vital sources of renewable vitality.
- The 9.95 MWp photo voltaic rooftop panel set up on the Nong Khae plant in Thailand is anticipated to generate 97,500 tons of complete CO discount.2 emissions, which is able to contribute to the achievement of the Bridgestone Group’s long-term environmental imaginative and prescient of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050.
- This initiative is in keeping with the “Power”, “Ecology”, and “Economic system” values of the Bridgestone E8 Dedication.
[Saraburi] (December 19, 2022) – Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd., (TBSC) introduced at present that it has put in photo voltaic rooftop panels to immediately energy the tire manufacturing course of on the plant in Nong Khae, Saraburi province. Bridgestone Group’s largest photo voltaic rooftop panel with a complete capability of 9.95 MWp, is anticipated to generate 97,500 tons of complete CO discount.2 emissions over the subsequent 15 years*1.
This challenge is in keeping with the commitments of “Power: Dedicated to the belief of a carbon impartial mobility society”, “Ecology: Dedicated to the event of sustainable tire applied sciences and options that protect the surroundings for future generations ” and “Economic system: Dedicated to maximizing the financial worth of enterprise operations and operations” described in a company dedication, the “Bridgestone E8 Dedication.”*2
Photo voltaic Rooftop Panels at Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd., Nong Khae Plant Opening Ceremony
The set up of photo voltaic rooftop panels will encourage carbon neutrality all through the enterprise and is an encouraging step in direction of reaching Bridgestone’s imaginative and prescient as a sustainable options firm by 2050 and reinforces the significance of a base in tire manufacturing in Thailand.
On the opening ceremony of the photo voltaic rooftop panels, the executives from Bridgestone Group, led by Mr. Masahiro Higashi, Joint World COO, Bridgestone Company and Mr. Yasuhiro Morita, COO, Bridgestone China and Asia Pacific, joined and witnessed the success of the challenge held on December 16, 2022. It will mark the continued exploitation of sustainable enterprise operations. In 2021, Bridgestone Group will begin utilizing solar energy rooftop methods at Bridgestone Tire Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. for the primary time in Thailand.
“Guided by Bridgestone’s mission of “Serving Society with Superior High quality” and at all times specializing in international environmental points, the Bridgestone Group is increasing and reworking our enterprise to supply social and buyer worth. by the worldwide sustainability enterprise framework to appreciate a carbon impartial economic system. It goals to attain the Group’s medium-term environmental targets together with a 50% discount in absolute CO2 emissions*3 and contribute to the discount of greater than 5 instances our CO2 emissions*4 all through life*5 by services in 2030″ stated Yoshikazu Shida, CEO, Bridgestone China and Asia Pacific.
“With Bridgestone’s environmental mission in addition to contributing to the sustainable growth of Thailand, Bridgestone Thailand has adopted environmental initiatives and initiatives to make use of renewable vitality, particularly in our tire manufacturing. At present yr, TBSC marks an vital milestone by partnering with Impression Photo voltaic Group (Thailand) Co., Ltd., which is able to set up a big 9.95 MWp capability photo voltaic rooftop panel on the Nong Khae plant and grow to be largest photo voltaic rooftop panels capability worldwide Bridgestone Group. This additionally exhibits the significance of Thailand as a manufacturing base for high quality tires of the Bridgestone Group,” stated Keiji Chuma, Managing Director, TBSC. “It’s the exhausting work and energy of each Bridgestone Thailand accomplice that makes this initiative a actuality. We proceed to ship co-creating worth and guarantee sustainability for society and our clients.”
TBSC’s Nong Khae plant can produce tires for passenger vehicles (PSR) and tires for pickup vans or gentle vans (LVR), amounting to 202 tons per day in a complete space of 660,000 meters sq.. The set up of photo voltaic rooftop panels is one other constructive step to drive sustainable progress for enterprise operations and make the most of clear vitality use to satisfy Bridgestone’s journey to contribute to a extra sustainable society for all.
The Use of Photo voltaic Rooftop Panels by Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd.,
Nong Khae Plant, Saraburi Province
*1 Calculated utilizing an element of 0.4798 tons-CO2/MWh for 15 years by Bridgestone Asia Pacific Know-how Heart Co., Ltd.
*2 Bridgestone Group established its company dedication, the “Bridgestone E8 Dedication,” to assist it notice its imaginative and prescient: “In direction of 2050, Bridgestone continues to supply social worth and buyer worth as a sustainable options firm.” This dedication will function the Group’s axis to drive administration whereas incomes the belief of future generations. The “Bridgestone E8 Dedication” consists of eight distinctive Bridgestone values beginning with the letter “E” (Power, Ecology, Effectivity, Extension, Economic system, Emotion, Ease, and Empowerment) that the Group commits to creating by clear aims and processes of Bridgestone , along with workers, society, companions, and clients to assist notice a sustainable society.
*3 Scope 1 and a couple of, Base 12 months: 2011
*4 Scope 1 and a couple of, Base 12 months: 2020
*5 Scope 3
About Bridgestone in Thailand
Headquartered in Tokyo, Bridgestone Company is a worldwide chief in offering sustainable mobility and superior options. In Thailand, Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. (TBSC) is a number one producer within the Thai vehicle trade, whereas Bridgestone Gross sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (BSTL) is the unique importer and distributor, and manages the advertising technique for Bridgestone, Firestone and Dayton branded tires in Thailand. Bridgestone is a model trusted by clients, sellers and enterprise companions. It presents all kinds of high quality tires, rigorously developed to go well with native situations and to supply social worth and buyer worth. Bridgestone is devoted to shaping a sustainable way forward for mobility and enhancing the way in which folks transfer, dwell, work and play.