Report: Bridgestone Connected to Ongoing Labor and Environmental Concerns on its Liberia Rubber Plantation

New investigation documents serious ongoing issues at the planet’s largest rubber plantation


Stretching the possibilities for a sustainable rubber industry in 2020

We believe all these things and more are achievable in 2020, and will continue to try to stretch the possibilities for transforming the natural rubber industry this year.


Mighty Earth’s Etelle Higonnet Named to France’s National Order of Merit

French President Emmanuel Macron has named Mighty Earth's Etelle Higonnet a Chevalier of France’s Ordre national du Mérite


Multi-Stakeholder Workshop Lays Groundwork for Growth of Sustainable Rubber

Mighty Earth and our allies hosted a workshop in Thailand which brought together 100 rubber farmers, traders, processors, NGOs, government representatives, and consumer brands that use rubber—like Goodyear tires and Converse shoes—to discuss one thing: sustainable natural rubber.


Deforestation Continues Because Companies Aren’t Trying

Nobody doing business with Cargill and JBS can credibly say they are concerned about deforestation


Looking at Opportunities for Sustainability in Rubber

Join us for a multi-stakeholder dialogue near some of the most interesting sustainable rubber farming innovation in Hat Yai, Thailand.


A Dialogue With Halcyon — Encouraging Change in the Rubber Industry

Mighty Earth decided to investigate the supply chain of the world’s biggest rubber supplier, Halcyon -- which controls 12 percent of the planet’s rubber. Positive change from this company could be key to transforming the broader industry.


Infographic: The Hidden Cost of Rubber

Rubber is everywhere around us: in the tires on your car or bike, in your shoes, in sporting goods, and much more. But did you know the rubber in your everyday products is likely causing massive environmental devastation?


Launch of New Global Platform Sets Stage for Rubber Industry to Address Environmental Damage

Mighty Earth joins Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber as Founding Member.


Springing into Action on Rubber

As the World Rubber Summit kicks off in Singapore, we explain why Mighty Earth has become a Founding Member of the new Global Platform on Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR).


World’s Largest Tire Manufacturers Roll Backwards on Sustainability

Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Tire Industry Project (TIP) launch its long-awaited Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) – but sustainability advocates claim it prohibits key stakeholders like non-governmental and civil society organizations or small scale farmers from having a seat at the table.


Continental and Yokohama Jump on the Almost-Sustainable Rubber Bandwagon

One week before the launch of a new Global Platform on Sustainable Natural Rubber hatched by tire companies and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), two big players, Continental and Yokohama, have released their own sustainable rubber purchasing policies