PPG sees growth in sustainable product sales

15 June 2015

PPG Industries has announced its progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals, which are outlined in the company’s 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report. In 2014, the company increased energy efficiency and improved employee safety, health and well-being. The company also achieved 27% of its sales from sustainable products during the year, increasing from 21% in 2013.

In addition to growth in sustainable-product sales, the company noted progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals such as:

• Reducing energy intensity by 15% since 2012.
• Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 12% since 2012.
• Reducing its illness-and-injury rate by 17% since 2012, including a 5% decrease in the injury-and-illness rate since 2013.
• Implementing wellness programmes at more than 85% of PPG manufacturing facilities by the end of 2014, a 10% increase yr-on-yr.

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