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SP and WHC Collaborate to Support Automotive Supply Chain in Advancing Conservation Programs

SP and WHC Collaborate to Support Automotive Supply Chain in Advancing Conservation Programs

On October 24, the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) and the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) expanded their collaborative working relationship through the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU). WHC President Margaret O’Gorman joined SP Chairman Randy Leslie, Johnson Controls, and SP Biodiversity Work Group Co-Chair Kevin Butt, Toyota Motor North America, in ... Read More
 
Carmakers Try to Keep Waste Out of the Ground as Well as the Air

Carmakers Try to Keep Waste Out of the Ground as Well as the Air

A recent New York Times article highlights the auto industry’s leadership in advancing zero waste to landfill, and features quotes from SP member companies Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Innovo, Toyota North America and others. Read the full article in the NYT. FLINT, Mich. — Mammoth bins and barrels line the edge of a General Motors factory floor, ... Read More
 
Toyota hosts SP members at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky

Toyota hosts SP members at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky

Toyota hosted the 2nd Quarter Meeting of Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) in Georgetown, Kentucky on April 26-27, 2017. On April 26, Toyota hosted SP members for a tour of the historic Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY where participants had a unique opportunity to tour the distillery and learn how bourbon is produced. ... Read More
 
DENSO Using Plant-derived Plastics in Its Products

DENSO Using Plant-derived Plastics in Its Products

Developing environmentally friendly and highly functional materials Mar. 21, 2017 KARIYA (Japan) ― DENSO Corporation today announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. DENSO has been conducting research and development on plant-derived plastic materials, which are based on plant molecular ... Read More
 
Toyota to host next SP meeting on April 26-27

Toyota to host next SP meeting on April 26-27

SP’s 2nd Quarter Meeting will be hosted by Toyota in Georgetown, KY on April 26-27, 2017. Toyota will be organizing a tour of a local Kentucky bourbon distillery and an informal dinner for SP members on April 26.  Please plan to arrive in the area by early afternoon to participate. SP’s 2nd Quarter Membership meeting ... Read More