PPG Announces Significant Advancements Towards 2030 Sustainability Goals in Latest Report

PPG today announced significant progress towards its 2030 environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, including increased sales of sustainable solutions and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions across all operations and the value chain. “Focusing on sustainability in its broadest sense is crucial for PPG to fulfill its mission of protecting and beautifying the world,” said Diane Kappas, PPG Vice President of Global Sustainability. “Our commitments positively impact the environment, benefit our customers, and support PPG’s long-term growth. Our 2030 goals push us towards new horizons, and we are proud to demonstrate our global leadership in this sector.”

PPG’s 2023 ESG Report highlighted key advancements made during the reporting year, including:

  • 44% of sales from eco-friendly products, such as low-carbon and bio-based paints from PPG’s SEIGNEURIE™, PANTEX™, and GUITTET™ ODYSSÉE™ brands, providing sustainable options without compromising convenience or performance.
  • 10% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions within the company’s operations (Scope 1 and 2).
  • 12% reduction in emissions along the value chain (Scope 3), covering purchased goods and services, customer processing of sold products, and end-of-life treatment of sold products.
  • 45% of processing waste reused, recycled, or recovered.
  • 13% reduction in water intensity in water-stressed areas.
  • 97% of key suppliers evaluated based on sustainability and social responsibility criteria.
  • $13.1 million invested in the COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® initiative since 2015.
  • Alignment with or exceeding most 2025 targets for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

“We have a long history of customer success, industry-leading innovation, ethical behavior, and reducing the environmental impact of our operations,” said Peter Votruba-Drzal, PPG Vice President-elect for Global Sustainability. “Sustainability and productivity are central to our efforts: from developing products and processes that address our customers’ biggest challenges to promoting a more circular economy.”

The full ESG report is available at ppg.com/sustainability.


At PPG (NYSE: PPG), we strive every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings, and specialty materials our customers have trusted for over 140 years. Through dedication and creativity, we address our customers’ most important challenges, collaborating closely to find the best solutions. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and achieved net sales of $18.2 billion in 2023. We serve customers in the construction, consumer products, industrial, and transportation markets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

Colorful Communities, the PPG logo, and Let’s Protect and Beautify the World are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. Guittet, Odyssée, Pantex, and Seigneurie are registered trademarks of PPG AC France.

CATEGORY: Sustainability

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