YTMV received ISO 14001 certification for environmental management systems in 2007 and has continued to promote environmental protection and conservation in all its activities.
Mr. Murakami said YTMV will continue its efforts to improve energy efficiency, water resource management, chemical management and environmental awareness among its employees.
The VWEA is a nonprofit organization established in 1947 to protect the water resources of the State of Virginia. Its members include citizens, environmentalists and state government employees from across the state.
YTMV and Yokohama Tire Corp. are wholly owned subsidiaries of Tokyo-based Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.