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2021 ESG Report

ESG Report

ESG Report

GRI Index

PPG Industries, Inc. has reported in accordance with the GRI Standards for the period January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021


GRI 1 used: GRI 1: Foundation 2021

Applicable GRI Sector Standard(s): None

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General Disclosures

GRI Standard / Other Source Disclosure Location / Response

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

 

About PPG
2021 Annual Report & Form 10-K (pages 3-9)
Worldwide Operations

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-2 Entities included in the organization's sustainability reporting

PPG's 2021 ESG Report covers all of the entities included in its consolidated financial reporting.
Materiality Assessment
About this Report

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-3 Reporting period, frequency and contact point

About this Report

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-4 Restatements of information

Indicated when necessary throughout the report.

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-5 External assurance

Emissions
GHG Assurance

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2-6 Activities, value chain and other business relationships

About PPG
2021 Annual Report & Form 10-K (pages 3-9)
Products Overview
Supplier Sustainability

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-7 Employees

People Overview

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-8 Workers who are not employees

Omitted. This information is not tracked at a global level.

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-9 Governance structure and composition

Governance Overview
Board of Directors
2022 Proxy Statement (page 14-15)
Corporate Governance Guidelines

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-10 Nomination and selection of the highest governance body

Nominating and Governance Committee

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2-11 Chair of the highest governance body

Board of Directors

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2-12 Role of the highest governance body in overseeing the management of impacts

Sustainability and Innovation Committee

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2-13 Delegation of responsibility for managing impacts

Governance Overview

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2-14 Role of the highest governance body in sustainability reporting

Our ESG Report is reviewed by our Board of Directors.

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-15 Conflicts of interest

Corporate Governance Guidelines
Global Code of Ethics

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2-16 Communication of critical concerns

Governance Overview

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2-17 Collective knowledge of the highest governance body

Governance Overview
Our Sustainability Committee's work is reviewed by our Board of Directors' Sustainability and Innovation Committee. The Sustainability Committee establishes policies, programs and procedures, including metrics, to help us better understand and address sustainability in our business practices in order to remain a leader in the business segments in which we participate.

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2-18 Evaluation of the performance of the highest governance body

Corporate Governance Guidelines

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2-19 Remuneration policies

2022 Proxy Statement (pages 39-76)

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2-20 Process to determine remuneration

Human Capital Management and Compensation Committee

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-21 Annual total compensation ratio

2022 Proxy Statement (page 76)

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-22 Statement on sustainable development strategy

To our stakeholders
Sustainability Vision, Values and Approach

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2-23 Policy commitments

Governance Overview
Supplier Sustainability
Human Rights
Environment Overview
Safety and Health
Product Stewardship
Global Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Officers
Global Anti-Corruption Policy

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-24 Embedding policy commitments

Governance Overview
Supplier Sustainability
Human Rights
Environment Overview
Safety and Health
Product Stewardship
Global Code of Ethics

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2-25 Processes to remediate negative impacts

Global Code of Ethics

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2-26 Mechanisms for seeking advice and raising concerns

PPG Ethics Helpline
Chief Compliance Officer email
Stakeholders and other interested parties may send communications to the Board, the independent directors (individually or as a group) or the lead director in writing by sending them in care of our corporate secretary at PPG, Inc., One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272.

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-27 Compliance with laws and regulations

2021 PPG Annual Report & Form 10-K, Legal, Regulatory, and Tax Risks (page 11), Item 3.
Legal Proceedings (page 13) Environmental Matters (page 64-66)
Waste, Spills and Releases
Water, Water Non-Compliances

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2-28 Membership associations

Stakeholder Engagement

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2-29 Approach to stakeholder engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

2-30 Collective bargaining agreements

2021 PPG Annual Report & Form 10-K, Employee Relations (page 7)

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Material Topics

GRI Standard / Other Source Disclosure Location / Response

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-1 Process to determine material topics

Materiality Assessment

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-2 List of material topics

Materiality Assessment

Economic performance

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3-3 Management of material topics

2021 Annual Report & Form 10-K (pages 34-37)

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201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed

2021 Annual Report & Form 10-K (pages 34-37)

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change

Climate-Related Risks
TCFD

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans

2021 Annual Report & Form 10-K (pages 34-37)

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

201-4 Financial assistance received from government

2021 Annual Report & Form 10-K (pages 34-37)

Energy

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Energy

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

302-1 Energy consumption within the organization

Energy

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

302-3 Energy intensity

Energy

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

302-4 Reduction of energy consumption

Energy

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

Sustainably Advantaged Products
Products Overview

Water and Effluents

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Water

GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018

303-1 Interactions with water as a shared resource

Water

GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018

303-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts

Water

GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018

303-3 Water withdrawal

Water

GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018

303-4 Water withdrawal

Water

GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018

303-5 Water withdrawal

Water

Emissions

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Emissions

GRI 305: Emissions 2016

305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions

Emissions
GHG Assurance

GRI 305: Emissions 2016

305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions

Emissions
GHG Assurance

GRI 305: Emissions 2016

305-4 GHG emissions intensity

Emissions
GHG Assurance

GRI 305: Emissions 2016

305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions

Emissions

Waste

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Waste

GRI 306: Waste 2020

306-1 Waste generation and significant waste-related impacts

Waste

GRI 306: Waste 2020

306-2 Management of significant waste-related impacts

Waste

GRI 306: Waste 2020

306-3 Waste generated

Waste

GRI 306: Waste 2020

306-4 Waste diverted from disposal

Waste

GRI 306: Waste 2020

306-5 Waste directed to disposal

Waste

Occupational Health and Safety

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-1 Occupational health and safety management system

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-2 Hazard identification, risk assessment and incident investigation

Safety and Health, Preventing injury and illness
Governance Overview, Codes and Policies

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-3 Occupational health services

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-4 Worker participation, consultation and communication on occupational health and safety

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-5 Worker training on occupational health and safety

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-6 Promotion of worker health

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-7 Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system

Safety and Health

Waste

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-9 Work-related injuries

Safety and Health

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-10 Work-related ill health

Safety and Health

Local Communities

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Community Engagement Framework

GRI 413: Local Communities 2016

413-1 Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments and development programs

Community Engagement Framework

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016

405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees

2022 Proxy Statement, (page 16)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
EEO-1 (United States)

Product Marketing and Labeling

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

3-3 Management of material topics

Product Stewardship

GRI 413: Local Communities 2016

417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling

Product Stewardship

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