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PPG awarded 2019 RESPONSIBLE CARE Chairman's Award from Association of International Chemical Manufacturers for second year

Friday, May 10, 2019 12:35 pm EDT

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SHANGHAI
"We are very honored to receive this prestigious AICM award recognizing our industry leadership and contributions"

SHANGHAI, May 10, 2019 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has received the 2019 RESPONSIBLE CARE® Chairman's Award from the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) for its implementation of the Responsible Care initiative and commitment to sustainability in China. This is the second year that PPG has been honored with the award.

The Responsible Care Chairman's Award is presented to companies in China’s chemical industry that demonstrate leadership, innovation and achievement in environment, health and social responsibilities while also bringing benefits to the general public.

“We are very honored to receive this prestigious AICM award recognizing our industry leadership and contributions,” said Richard Ren, PPG director, environment, health and safety, Asia Pacific. “As a member of AICM, PPG will continue promoting corporate sustainable development and implementing Responsible Care concepts in China.”

PPG has been a long-standing member of the Responsible Care initiative, with PPG’s China businesses re-signing the Responsible Care Global Charter in 2018. Details on the company’s commitment to product stewardship and sustainability can be found in its 2018 Sustainability Report.

 

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At PPG (NYSE: PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 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 $15.4 billion in 2018. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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Responsible Care is a registered trademark of the American Chemistry Council, Inc.

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Michael Chen (left), PPG environment, health and safety manager, Greater China region, receives the 2019 RESPONSIBLE CARE® Chairman’s Award on behalf of PPG from Li Lei, Association of International Chemical Manufacturers board member and SABIC vice president and regional head, North Asia.

Contact:

Hunter Lee
Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific
+86 22 6620 6102
hunterlee@ppg.com
www.china.ppg.com


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