TURIN, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE:PPG) announced it has been named Sustainability Supplier of the Year by the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Group for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
FCA Group annually recognises a long-time supplier with the award at the Qualitas Supplier Convention in Turin, Italy, following judging by a panel of FCA representatives. Among about 1,000 suppliers, the FCA Group selected PPG based on satisfying rigorous criteria and exhibiting a long-term strategic commitment to a programme incorporating environmental, safety, social and economic sustainability.
“We have worked with FCA for many years to ensure that our sustainability goals are aligned,” said Jean-Marie Greindl, president, PPG Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and PPG vice president, automotive coatings, EMEA. “We are honoured that the company has recognized our efforts. We look forward to continuing our partnership and developing new initiatives that support healthy environments, communities and economies.”
PPG has been a global strategic partner to the FCA Group for over 30 years, and both companies assign key strategic importance to sustainability efforts.
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