PPG Industries


At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.8 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets.

Sustainable operations have been a hallmark of PPG throughout its history. Highlights of our 2016 sustainability performance include:

  • Achieving 31 percent of sales from sustainable products, an increase of 55 percent since 2012.
  • Reducing our energy intensity by 17 percent, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity by 14 percent, waste disposal intensity by 8 percent and water usage intensity by 9 percent; and
  • Achieving our waste disposal intensity and GHG emissions intensity goals four years ahead of the 2020 target, with respective reductions of 11 percent and 29 percent since 2012.

NAICS 325, Chemical Manufacturing

Date of Pledge: September 2009