The success of our company is tied to our people. We are committed to ensuring they are safe, healthy, engaged and valued for the diverse talents they bring to PPG. We offer development and advancement opportunities so they are equipped to make meaningful contributions, be successful and achieve their full potential. By fostering inclusiveness, welcoming diverse perspectives and empowering our people, PPG becomes more innovative, productive and competitive.
In 2018, we began transforming and modernizing our human resources function to further engage and empower our employees while improving trust, transparency and accountability. Starting in 2019, our businesses, functions and regions will be aligning to a global human resources standard. We also will be launching new tools and processes to give our managers and employees the information and resources they need to succeed.