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TopicAccounting MetricCategoryCodeLocation
Greenhouse Gas EmissionsGross global scope 1 emissions, percentage covered under emissions-limiting regulationsQuantitativeRT-CH-110a.1Emissions

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 targetsDiscussion and AnalysisRT-CH-110a.2Emissions
Air QualityAir emissions of the following pollutants: (1) NOX (excluding N2O), (2) SOX, (3) volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and (4) hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)QuantitativeRT-CH-120a.1Emissions
Energy Management(1) Total energy consumed, (2) percentage grid electricity, (3) percentage renewable, (4) total self-generated energyQuantitativeRT-CH-130a.1Energy
Water Management(1) Total water withdrawn, (2) total water consumed, percentage of each in regions with high or extremely high baseline water stressQuantitativeRT-CH-140a.1Water

Number of incidents of non-compliance associated with water quality permits, standards and regulationsQuantitativeRT-CH-140a.2Water

Description of water management risks and discussion of strategies and practices to mitigate those risksDiscussion and AnalysisRT-CH-140a.3Water
Hazardous Waste ManagementAmount of hazardous waste generated, percentage recycledQuantitativeRT-CH-150a.1Waste
Community RelationsDiscussion of engagement processes to manage risks and opportunities associated with community interestsDiscussion and AnalysisRT-CH-210a.1Community Engagement
Workforce Health & Safety(1) Total recordable incident rate (TRIR) and (2) fatality rate for (a) direct employees and (b) contract employeesQuantitativeRT-CH-320a.1Safety and Health

Description of efforts to assess, monitor and reduce exposure of employees and contract workers to long-term (chronic) health risksDiscussion and AnalysisRT-CH-320a.2Safety and Health
Product Design for Use-phase EfficiencyRevenue from products designed for use-phase resource efficiencyQuantitativeRT-CH-410a.1Sustainably 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 assessmentQuantitativeRT-CH-410b.1Product Stewardship

Discussion of strategy to (1) manage chemicals of concern and (2) develop alternatives with reduced human and/or environmental impactDiscussion and AnalysisRT-CH-410b.2Product Stewardship
Genetically Modified OrganismsPercentage of products by revenue that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs)QuantitativeRT-CH-410c.1Not applicable to PPG products.
Management of the Legal & Regulatory EnvironmentDiscussion of corporate positions related to government regulations and/or policy proposals that address environmental and social factors affecting the industryDiscussion and AnalysisRT-CH-530a.1

As a global manufacturer of paints, coatings and specialty materials, we operate in a business environment that includes risks. To identify these risks, we annually employ an enterprise risk assessment framework that involves PPG executives and Board members to prioritize the risks based on magnitude and likelihood of occurrence. Management is responsible for the development and execution of mitigation plans for key risks on a continuous basis.

2022 Form 10-K, Item 1A (page 9)

2023 Proxy Statement (page 26)

Product Stewardship

Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

Stakeholder Engagement

Government Affairs

Operational Safety, Emergency Preparedness & ResponseProcess safety incidents count (PSIC), process safety total incident rate (PSTIR) and process safety incident severity rate (PSISR)QuantitativeRT-CG-540a.1Safety and Health

Number of transport incidentsQuantitativeRT-CH-540a.2Transportation