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Bridgestone EMIA’s Original Equipment (OE) business achieved new successes in 2020, as the organisation continued to deliver on its standing as a sustainable solutions company.
As a valued and trusted partner of the world’s leading car manufacturers, Bridgestone has continuously grown its OE business in recent years thanks to its strengths in innovation, agility and expertise. With a commitment to always going the extra mile, Bridgestone EMIA’s OE business has provided over 80 new original equipment fitments to 13 car manufacturers, including Mercedes, BMW and Audi, across more than 30 different vehicle models in 2020.
This paper provides an overview of sustainable economic development strategies across the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday (MIW) region in Queensland. We discuss the opportunities that can take advantage of the region’s natural resources through a circular economy approach. The focus of this paper is to stress the need to consider all elements in the value chains that are needed to ensure sustainable bioindustries can be established for many years.