What we've done well

Our standard for success has been based on a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation, and our accomplishments would not be possible without the efforts of our global associates working as One Team to drive performance on the road, in the marketplace and throughout the company.

In 2020, Goodyear received a number of awards highlighting the achievements of Goodyear and our diverse associate team:

  • Goodyear has been listed among the top 20 most socially innovative companies in the U.S for the second time. The Social Innovation Index,™ part of the American Innovation Index, measures consumer perceptions of companies and their efforts to solve societal and environmental problems.

  • Goodyear was named to three of Forbes' 2020 Best Employer lists – World's Best Employers, America's Best Employers for New Graduates and America's Best-In-State Employers. Forbes partnered with Statista Inc. to conduct independent surveys with employees from companies around the U.S. and the world to develop these prestigious lists.

  • Goodyear was named Sustainability Supplier of the Year by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during its annual supplier conference.

  • Goodyear was recognized as a top-performing supplier at the 22nd annual Ford World Excellence Awards, Ford's highest recognition for its suppliers worldwide.


2020 Stephanie C. Hill Legacy Award

Tom Peeples, senior manager Lean Operations Americas and former president of the Goodyear Veterans Association Employee Resource Group (ERG) in Akron, received the Stephanie C. Hill Legacy Award at the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA). The award is named for Stephanie Hill, the 2014 Engineer of the Year, who has promoted science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education throughout her career. The award is given each year to an engineer with the same level of commitment.

2020 National Diversity Council Power 50 Award

Laura Duda, SVP and Chief Communications Officer, was recognized with a Power 50 Award from the National Diversity Council at its virtual National Diversity & Leadership Conference. This award honors female executives from top companies who strive to improve their companies and community.

2020 STEP Ahead Award Winner

Michelle Ross, director, Supply Chain North America Commercial and Global Off-Highway, was named a 2020 STEP Ahead honoree by The Manufacturing Institute. STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead is a prestigious award that acknowledges women in manufacturing who have demonstrated leadership skills and excellence both in their careers and communities.

2020 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award

Ashley Jones, lead engineer, was honored as a 2020 Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award at the BEYA STEM Conference. Recipients are chosen for their innovation, leadership and contributions to building an inclusive and diverse scientific workforce.

Goodyear Recognized for LGBTQ Equality

Goodyear was recognized as one of Ohio's top-ranked companies for LGBTQ Equality in the 2020 Corporate Equity Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) at the World Economic Forum. The index assesses corporate LGBTQ inclusion policies and practices and an organization's commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. Goodyear joined more than 680 other U.S. companies continuing to help advance policies and practices to protect their LGBTQ workers, both at home and abroad. Goodyear scored 90 out of 100 possible points, maintaining our 2019 score.