Michelin has driven the transformation of rubber cultivation and the rubber market to promote best practices to the entire sector.
Key results at a glance.
Green Gold Bahia Program, Brazil
La Société Internationale de Plantations d'Hévéas, West Africa
Royal Lestari Utama, Indonesia
Michelin works closely with its suppliers to monitor ESG risks, based on a continuous improvement approach through EcoVadis and RubberWay™.
Results from the EcoVadis suppliers’ assessments are shared and if improvements are required, corrective action plans are deployed.
In 2022, suppliers representing 92% of the Group’s expenditures in natural rubber were evaluated by EcoVadis. 90% of supply is of ‘confirmed’ ESG performance.
Confirmed performance as per the EcoVadis Assessment methodology is ≥45/100. Per pillar score: at confirmed level with a minimum of 50/100. Spend: year - 1
By the end of 2022, suppliers representing 80% of Michelin’s natural rubber supply are deploying RubberWay™,, including nearly 140,000 smallholder farmers.
Since 2017, Michelin has assessed and mapped its natural rubber supply chain with RubberWay™ a digital solution.