Yokohama Tire Corp. has just received the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Presidents’ Business Achievement Award in the large-company category. This award recognizes innovation, entrepreneurship and outstanding business citizenship.
The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce acknowledges Yokohama’s numerous civic efforts, most notably the Forever Forest initiative, in which the company planted 500 trees at its Fullerton headquarters. This initiative is part of a larger companywide program spearheaded by Yokohama Rubber Co., the local firm’s parent, which aims to plant more than 500,000 trees worldwide by 2017.
In addition, Yokohama was recognized for its contributions to more than 20 different charitable organizations, including the American Red Cross’ Japanese earthquake relief fund.… [Continue reading]