Sustainability Case studies

Case studies for the Sustainability website hub

Michelin is committed to contributing to the economic regeneration and long-term prosperity of the areas in which Michelin’s sites are located: Ballymena, Dundee and Stoke-on-Trent. Michelin has been supporting local communities, both socially through participation in local initiatives and in the


For the past six years, Unipart Manufacturing has successfully sponsored students through the Nuffield Bursary Scheme, which encourages young people (post-16) to study maths-based subjects and their application in the working environment. Young people taking part in the programme are


Honda’s dealer apprenticeship programme has trained over 1,100 apprentices in 13 years. During this time, apprentices are employed by their local Honda dealership and attend block training at the Honda Institute, its bespoke training facility, working on products within one


In 2013, Mercedes-Benz UK saw a record level of apprentice vacancies at 200, a 65% growth in two years.  The Apprentice Programme also recently achieved government’s Matrix Standard – a fantastic achievement on its first assessment and key to maintaining


In 2013, as part of a continuous process improvement, Toyota identified re-using waste machining coolant from the aluminium swarf as a way to reduce environmental impact. This was achieved by introducing an additional filtration system to recover and return waste


The Automotive Sector Strategy, published in July 2013, provided a shared vision between industry and government for a globally competitive and growing UK automotive manufacturing industry. With Automotive Council leadership, the priorities set out are: Technology – including £1bn joint


As part of the Charity Challenge, staff from across the Volkswagen Group Services department teamed together with 20 of their Trade Parts Specialists partners to cycle 941miles in a coast-to-coast relay from Aberdeenshire to Cornwall. Along with other events, which


Michelin is committed to contributing to the economic regeneration and long-term prosperity of the areas in which Michelin’s sites are located: Ballymena, Dundee and Stoke-on-Trent. Michelin has been supporting local communities, both socially through participation in local initiatives and in the


As part of BMW’s ongoing support for BEN, the whole of the company’s Aftersales Team spent the day at BEN’s headquarters in Ascot. The team undertook building and grounds maintenance, as well as other essential tasks to improve surroundings for


Bentley is one of four UK firms engaging in the ‘Girls Engineering the Future’ project, supported by government. The project is specifically developed for teenage girls, and has been carefully designed to inspire and guide students into a career that