In 2013 AkzoNobel launched Planet Possible, our renewed commitment to sustainability: working together with our customers and suppliers to deliver more value from fewer resources
Inspiring innovation through partnerships
We know that humanity is going to grow to about nine billion people by 2050 and about 70% of them will be living in cities. If we want all of those people to live safely, healthily and comfortably, we're going to have to do things differently. We're going to have to innovate...
Sustainable innovation: addressing the world’s great challenges
We live in a world where consumers are increasingly concerned about the impact of the products that they use, resources are growing scarcer and where regulators are increasing the requirements for products to be more environmentally friendly.
Future proofing our cities
We now live in the age of the city. More than half of the world's people live in urban areas and by 2050, it will be more like 70 percent. At the same time, we are using natural resources 1.5 times faster than the world can replenish itself. With city living set to continue rising, climate change and resource scarcity challenges are only going to increase.