Data Highlights

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Economic1
Net sales from continuing operations (millions) $11,655 $13,198 $14,250 $14,241 $14,270 $14,750
Net income from continuing operations (millions) $620 $917 $1,067 $1,311 $547 $1,371
Adjusted earnings per diluted share from continuing operations $2.79 $3.71 $4.67 $5.33 $5.67 $5.87
Dividends per share $1.17 $1.21 $1.31 $1.41 $1.56 $1.70
Environmental
Percent of sales from sustainable-advantaged products 20 21 27 30 31 32
Total waste disposal (thousand metric tons) 183.67 185.89 220.50 213.06 209.59 169.38
Waste disposal intensity (metric tons per 100 metric tons of production) 4.70 4.26 4.87 4.50 4.16 4.01
Hazardous waste (metric tons of waste to landfill per 100 metric tons of production) 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.03
Recycled or recovered hazardous waste (percent) 32 48 45 48 51 50
Non-hazardous waste (metric tons of waste to landfill per 100 metric tons of production) 3.29 2.95 3.30 3.10 2.79 2.38
Recycled or recovered non-hazardous waste (percent) 15 25 23 27 25 17
Water usage (million cubic meters) 13.78 19.18 18.32 20.01 19.40 18.56
Water usage intensity (cubic meters per metric ton of production) 4.85 4.39 4.20 4.23 3.85 4.39
Energy consumption (million British thermal units 26.51 26.83 25.67 24.58 21.79 14.33
Total energy intensity (million British thermal units per metric ton of production) 6.75 6.15 5.67 5.20 4.33 3.39
Direct energy intensity (million British thermal units per metric ton of production) 4.78 4.35 3.99 3.57 2.90 2.00
Indirect energy intensity (million British thermal units per metric ton of production) 1.96 1.80 1.69 1.63 1.43 1.39
Greenhouse gas emissions (million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents) 2.02 2.05 2.08 2.02 1.84 1.17
Total greenhouse gas emissions intensity (metric tons of emissions per metric ton of production) 0.52 0.47 0.46 0.43 0.37 0.28
Direct (Scope 1) greenhouse gas emissions intensity (metric tons of emissions per metric ton of production) 0.29 0.25 0.25 0.22 0.18 0.11
Indirect (Scope 2) greenhouse gas emissions intensity (metric tons of emissions per metric ton of production) 0.24 0.22 0.21 0.21 0.19 0.16
Average total spills and releases rate (per 1,000 employees) 2.32 2.13 2.08 1.66 1.48 1.84
Social
Total employees 39,200 41,400 44,400 46,600 47,000 47,000
Fatalities 1 1 0 0 0 0
PPG injury and illness rate 0.42 0.37 0.35 0.31 0.31 0.29
Sites implementing a wellness program2 (percent) n/a 75 80 71 73 70
Charitable contributions (millions) $5.4 $5.4 $5.7 $7.8 $9.8 $10.5
Sites implementing the PPG Community Engagement Framework (percent) 35 48 52 65 70 75
COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ employee volunteer hours3 n/a n/a n/a 2,886 8,577 17,000
  1. Financial data were updated from prior reporting to reflect Fiber Glass as discontinued operations.
  2. Data for 2013 and 2014 represent manufacturing locations only, while 2015, 2016 and 2017 data represent all locations with 50 or more employees.
  3. We began tracking volunteer hours in 2015 for our Colorful Communities program.