environment

Some of the main commitments made by Pirelli worldwide are illustrated hereafter. The list does not include the numerous activities and agreements existing at the local level with Group affiliates. Chairmanship of ETRMA – European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers Association Under the chairmanship of...
The presented environmental data cover the entire scope of the Group, and thus cover both the offices and production sites, with the exception of the production sites that are not yet completed. Production recovered strongly in 2010, making it possible to use plants at full capacity and...
Pirelli research and develop activity created new products in 2010 in the car and light truck tyre segment, flanking the existing green line of Cinturato tyres.The Group decided to launch the Scorpion Verde in Barcelona. This is the first high performance ecological tyre for SUVs and crossovers...
Environmental friendliness, safety and performance are the key features of the new Pirelli Cinturato, whose innovative compounds, structure and tread patterns ensure lower consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, greater durability and improved safety characteristics in both wet and dry conditions...
In 2001 the study Life Cycle Assessment of an average European car tyre (Prè Consultants B.V. on behalf of BLIC, 2001) highlighted the substantial environmental impact of a common tyre during its useful life, which is far greater than its impact during the other two phases, manufacturing and end of...
In parallel with the definition of specific common guidelines and procedures for drawing up and implementing management systems, a web-based management system for “Health, Safety and Environment Data Management” (HSE-DM) is operative, having been created and operated at the corporate level by...
Since 1997, Pirelli has implemented environmental management systems for continuous improvement of its environmental performance. These systems have been created and certified in accordance with ISO 14001. All operating Tyre plants were certified at the end of 2010.100% of Pirelli tyre operating...
Life Cycle Thinking: Towards Carbon and Water FootprintWe must reject the mythology of perpetual growth that grew out of the fantastic technological developments of the past two centuries. […] We should be able to persuade the next generation that the secret of living a good life is learning to...