SASB Index

This index provides the location of PPG information pertaining to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board standards for the chemical industry. For those that we currently do not report against, we are evaluating our reporting and data collection processes to determine the feasibility of future disclosure.

Topic Accounting Metric Category Code Location
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Gross global Scope 1 emissions, percentage covered under emissions-limiting regulations Quantitative RT-CH-110a.1 Sustainability Report – Emissions
Discussion of long-term and short-term strategy or plan to manage Scope 1 emissions, emissions reduction targets and an analysis of
performance against those targets
Discussion and
RT-CH-110a.2 Sustainability Report – Emissions
Air Quality Air emissions of the following pollutants: (1) NOX (excluding N2O), (2) SOX, (3) volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and (4) hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) Quantitative RT-CH-120a.1 Sustainability Report – Emissions
Energy Management (1) Total energy consumed, (2) percentage grid electricity, (3) percentage renewable, (4) total self-generated energy Quantitative RT-CH-130a.1 Sustainability Report – Energy
Water Management (1) Total water withdrawn, (2) total water consumed, percentage of each in regions with high or extremely high baseline water stress Quantitative RT-CH-140a.1 Sustainability Report – Water
Number of incidents of non-compliance associated with water quality permits, standards and regulations Quantitative RT-CH-140a.2 Not currently disclosed.
Description of water management risks and discussion of strategies and practices to mitigate those risks Discussion and
RT-CH-140a.3 Sustainability Report – Water
Hazardous Waste Management Amount of hazardous waste generated, percentage recycled Quantitative RT-CH-150a.1 Sustainability Report – Waste
Community Relations Discussion of engagement processes to manage risks and opportunities associated with community interests Discussion and
RT-CH-210a.1 Sustainability Report – Community Engagement Strategy
Workforce Health & Safety (1) Total recordable incident rate (TRIR) and (2) fatality rate for (a) direct employees and (b) contract employees Quantitative RT-CH-320a.1 Sustainability Report – Health and Safety
Contractor data are not tracked.
Description of efforts to assess, monitor and reduce exposure of employees and contract workers to long-term (chronic) health risks Discussion and
RT-CH-320a.2 Sustainability Report – Health and Safety
Product Design for Use-phase Efficiency Revenue from products designed for use-phase resource efficiency Quantitative RT-CH-410a.1 Sustainability Report – Sustainably Advantaged Products
Safety & Environmental
Stewardship of Chemicals
(1) Percentage of products that contain Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) Category 1 and 2 Health and Environmental Hazardous
Substances, (2) percentage of such products that have undergone a hazard assessment
Quantitative RT-CH-410b.1 Not currently disclosed.
Discussion of strategy to (1) manage chemicals of concern and (2) develop alternatives with reduced human and/or environmental impact Discussion and
RT-CH-410b.2 Sustainability Report – Product Stewardship
Genetically Modified Organisms Percentage of products by revenue that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Quantitative RT-CH-410c.1 Not applicable to PPG products.
Management of the Legal &
Regulatory Environment
Discussion of corporate positions related to government regulations and/or policy proposals that address environmental and social factors affecting the industry Discussion and
RT-CH-530a.1 Not currently disclosed.
Operational Safety, Emergency Preparedness & Response Process safety incidents count (PSIC), process safety total incident rate (PSTIR) and process safety incident severity rate (PSISR) Quantitative RT-CH-540a.1 Not currently disclosed.
Number of transport incidents Quantitative RT-CH-540a.2 Not currently disclosed.