Data Highlights

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Economic
Net sales from continuing operations (millions)

 

$14,250 $14,241 $14,270 $14,748 $15,374
Net income from continuing operations (millions) $1,067 $1,311 $543 $1,369 $1,323
Adjusted earnings per diluted share from continuing operations $4.66 $5.33 $5.64 $5.86 $5.92
Dividends per share $1.31 $1.41 $1.56 $1.70 $1.86
Environmental1
Percent of sales from sustainably advantaged products 27 30 31 32 32
Total waste disposed (thousand metric tons) 220.50 213.06 209.59 141.13 134.10
Waste disposal intensity (metric tons per 100 metric tons of production) 4.87 4.50 4.16 3.41 3.22
Hazardous waste (metric tons of waste to landfill per 100 metric tons of production) 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.09 0.06
Recycled or recovered hazardous waste (percent) 45 48 51 50 50
Non-hazardous waste (metric tons of waste to landfill per 100 metric tons of production) 3.30 3.10 2.79 1.66 1.47
Recycled or recovered non-hazardous waste (percent) 23 27 25 21 22
Water usage (million cubic meters) 18.32 20.01 19.40 18.81 17.58
Water intensity (cubic meters per metric ton of production) 4.20 4.23 3.85 4.55 4.22
Energy consumption (gigajoules) 27.26 26.08 23.11 13.02 13.04
Total energy intensity (gigajoules per metric ton of production) 6.02 5.51 4.59 3.20 3.13
Direct energy intensity (gigajoules per metric ton of production) 4.23 3.78 3.07 1.89 1.89
Indirect energy intensity (gigajoules per metric ton of production) 1.79 1.73 1.52 1.31 1.24
Total greenhouse gas emissions (million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents) 2.08 2.02 1.85 0.95 0.93
Total greenhouse gas emissions intensity (metric tons of emissions per metric ton of production) 0.46 0.43 0.37 0.23 0.22
Direct (Scope 1) greenhouse gas emissions intensity (metric tons of emissions per metric ton of production) 0.25 0.22 0.18 0.09 0.10
Indirect (Scope 2) greenhouse gas emissions intensity (metric tons of emissions per metric ton of production) 0.21 0.21 0.19 0.14 0.12
Average total spills and releases rate (per 1,000 employees) 2.08 1.66 1.48 1.84 1.32
Social
Total employees 44,400 46,600 47,000 47,200 47,100
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 1
PPG injury and illness rate 0.35 0.31 0.31 0.29 0.26
Sites implementing a wellness program2 (percent) 80 71 73 70 58
Charitable contributions (millions) $5.7 $7.8 $9.8 $10.5 $9.1
Sites implementing the PPG Community Engagement Framework (percent) 52 65 70 75 70
COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® employee volunteer hours3 n/a 2,886 8,577 17,000 24,802
  1. Changes to the 2017 baseline environmental data from prior reporting reflect adjustments for acquired and divested locations. Energy data also include adjustments for closed locations.
  2. Data for 2014 represent manufacturing locations only, while data from 2015 onward represent all locations with 50 or more employees.
  3. We began tracking volunteer hours in 2015 for our Colorful Communities program.