Keyword: AkzoNobel (16)

AkzoNobel: Strategy formulation

By During 2008 a strategy was put in place in AkzoNobel, built around the twin pillars of value creation and a proactive sustainability agenda. When creating strategies for sustainable development within AkzoNobel, the following organizations have influenced the process. § United Nations Global Compact, in which AkzoNobel has been a signatory since 2004. § The Code of […]

AkzoNobel: Supplier assessments

The AkzoNobel Vendor Policy sets out the environmental and social standards expected of our suppliers. The policy is complemented by support visits for suppliers in emerging markets. The aim is for suppliers to be able to support AkzoNobel to meet the demands of its customers in the future and to outperform competitors. A next stepn is […]

Environmental and social standard requirements on Suppliers

By Suppliers of AkzoNobel need to endorse the same environmental and social standards that all employees of AkzoNobel endorse. These standards are formulated in the Code of Conduct. Every supplier is asked to sign a Vendor Policy Declaration, in which they confirm that in doing busines with AkzoNobel they comply with these conditions: Your products and services […]

How we work with LCA at AkzoNobel

By At AkzoNobel a corporate group, AN Sustainability, are specialists at performing  environmental assessments with a life cycle thinking. The LCA methodology is used to perform a variety of different anlyses in order to support the strategic sustainability work of AkzoNobel. This is though not how it all started. The development of this group, AN Sustainability, are described below. […]


AkzoNobel Johan Widheden, Project manager Karin Halldén, Eco-efficiency specialist Sandra Bodén, Environmental assessment consultant Chalmers University of Technology Johan Tivander, Research engineer Ulrika Palme, Senior Lecturer Anne-Marie Tillman, Professor Bengt Steen, Adjunct Professortd SCA Hygiene Products AB Ann-Christin Pålsson, Environmental specialist Ellen Riise, Senior scientist Britt-Marie Helmberg, Sourcing manager Jonas Grufman, Supplier performance development manager Björn […]

Review of sustainability performance of the product portfolio

By A review of the sustainability performance of the product portfolio can aid with defining priorities for the development work. The aim of the review is to gain knowledge of the performance of the portfolio as a whole and for the included parts, and to identify improvement potentials. To avoid sub-optimisations, a life cycle perspective […]