Article based on report published in the January/February edition of European Rubber Journal magazine
London – There appears to have been a breakthrough in the dispute between tire makers and NGOs over the governance structure of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR).
The initiative was formally launched 25 Oct by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Tire Industry Project (TIP).
As an ‘independent’ body, GPSNR aims to drive up the socio-economic and environmental performance of the NR value-chain.
Formation of the platform was led by…