Posted on May 05, 2015

Michelin Commits to Saving Children's Lives

From May 4th to May 10th, 2015, under the auspices of the United Nations, the whole world will celebrate the 3rd Global Road Safety Week, dedicated this year to children.

As a major actor of Global Road Safety, the Michelin group is taking part in this event to reassert its commitment to save always more lives.

As a United Nations official partner and signatory of the “Decade of actions for road safety 2011-2020” since 2011, Michelin actively participates in the 2015 world campaign #SaveKidsLives.

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Each day more than 500 children are killed on the roads. Thousands are injured. The aim of this campaign is to encourage people to act to save children’s lives by:

  • Bringing to light the fate of children on the roads
  • Generating a global action to improve children safety on the roads
  • Calling for safer and cleaner transportation means in the future

Find out more:

We are children. In the future we may have a say, but right now, it’s up to you to help us. Action needs to be taken as soon as possible or many children won’t have the chance to to grow old enough to have their voices heard. And here’s where you leaders and other adults can help us by joining this call for action to make all children can travel in safety

About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires.  In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America ( employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at


Category: Corporate
Tags: Road Safety, Sustainability
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