PPG Industries Corporate Sustainability Report


A Letter from the Chairman

As we look back, 2013 was one of the most successful years in PPG’s 130-year history.

We achieved record financial performance and completed several strategic actions that have strengthened our position as the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company. You can read more about PPG’s financial  accomplishments in PPG’s 2013 Annual Report and Form 10-K, which are available at www.ppg.com.

In addition to these results, PPG made significant progress toward achieving our stated 2020 sustainability goals. This includes increasing energy efficiency; improving employees’ safety, health and well-being; and strengthening our pipeline of sustainable new products.

Some key accomplishments from 2013 include:

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Sustainability at PPG

PPG Executive Vice President Michael McGarry highlights PPG’s sustainable products and operational enhancements.

PPG's Sustainability Vision

PPG Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety Jane Valenta provides an overview of the company’s sustainability vision.


PPG achieved reductions in waste, energy and emissions in 2013.

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When it comes to the company’s goals for employees, safety and wellness remain a top priority.

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PPG seeks to enhance the quality of life in communities wherever the company has a presence around the world.

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Access a summary of PPG’s progress in 2013.

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