Bridgestone Supports Mae Tao Clinic to Help Create The Equality

Elevating The Living Standard of Thailand-Myanmar Border Communities

(From left to right) Mr. Suguru Ono, the Director of Accounting and Finance Department of Thai Bridgestone,
and Dr. Cynthia Maung, the Founder of Mae Tao Clinic

[Tak] (Febuary 5, 2020) Recently, Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd., led by Mr. Suguru Ono, the Director of Accounting and Finance, together with Bridgestone teammates, provided clothes and financial support for lunch expenses to Mae Tao Clinic through the World Vision  Foundation of Thailand which were worth more than 800,000 Baht. Bridgestone was dedicated to elevate the living standard as well as enhance healthcare of border communities located between Thailand and Myanmar.

Mae Tao Clinic was founded by Dr. Cynthia Maung, an ethnic Karen and a Burmese medical doctor. The clinic is currently under the World Vision Foundation of Thailand, aiming to provide healthcare services and to promote the wellness of border Thailand-Myanmar communities without any charges. Also, there is the community health worker training provided to the locals in order to promote occupational opportunities. Moreover, there is child protection and education provided to underprivileged children in the area.

For over 51 years of operation, Bridgestone has continuously promoted the sustainability of Thai society. Concurrently, Bridgestone has helped promote better communities and create equal opportunities to migrant communities. Because this is Bridgestone’s intention to embrace social responsibility as Bridgestone’s CSR commitment, “Our Way to Serve”. Bridgestone is eternally committed to enhance the way people live, learn and work so as to bring positive changes to the society. 


About Bridgestone:

Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and supporting goods.  Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.


About Thai Bridgestone:

In Thailand, Bridgestone has managed to achieve sustainable growth and success through great confidence from end-users, dealers, and automotive manufacturers since its production 51 years ago. Through our history, the company has shown great determination to research, invent, and create excellent products that are suitable for domestic use. Additionally, together with well selected raw materials, state-of-the-art production facilities and machines, and highest standard of quality control, these enable Bridgestone to journey on the same path with the corporate mission-“Serving Society with Superior Quality”.