PPG receives pro-ethics seal from Brazilian Ministry of Transparency and Federal Comptroller General
PPG was the only coatings company to be recognized in the current and 2018-2019 editions of the program. It operates manufacturing plants in Sumaré and Américo Brasiliense, São Paulo; Gravataí, Rio Grande; and Pinhais, Parana.
The goal of the Pro-Ethical Company Program is to assess and promote awareness of companies that voluntarily adopt practices to create an environment of integrity and trust in business relationships, including those involving the public sector.
“PPG has always prioritized ethical business practices and takes its role in creating a responsible business environment seriously, and the Pro-Ethics Seal recognizes our commitment to integrity throughout the PPG value chain. ”Said Marcio Grossmann, Managing Director of PPG, Brazil. “PPG’s compliance program has always been quite robust and mature. “
Through the program, PPG assesses risks, improves controls and assesses whether they are effective; trains key employees and business partners on Brazilian anti-corruption law; implements due diligence processes for third parties and strategic activities; and facilitates a corporate culture where people feel safe to raise issues, concerns or ideas.
Additional information on PPG’s commitment to ethical business conduct can be found in the Global Code of Business Conduct or in the Corporate Sustainability Report.