GRI Index

GRI Index

As part of our commitment to sustainability, Axalta’s 2014-2015 Sustainability Report catalogues Axalta’s achievements and provides an overview of areas that will benefit from improved operating performance, monitoring, and data collection. The report was prepared using the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 guidelines and in accordance with the GRI Core reporting level. Axalta’s GRI Index, shown below, identifies the extent to which we fulfill each GRI indicator.

General standard disclosures

Indicator

Description

Report section or external reference

Strategy and analysis

G4-1

CEO message

CEO letter

G4-2

Key impacts, risks, and opportunities

2015 Annual Report

Organizational profile

G4-3

Name of organization

Axalta Coating Systems

G4-4

Primary brands, products, services

Axalta overview; Products and Customers

G4-5

Location of headquarters

Philadelphia, PA

G4-6

Number of countries

Global snapshot

G4-7

Ownership and legal form

Corporate governance

G4-8

Markets served

Axalta overview

G4-9

Scale of organization

Global snapshot

G4-10

Employees by contract, gender, region

Workforce diversity; statistics on contractor workforce are not collected and reported at this time

G4-11

Percent of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

Workforce diversity

G4-12

Describe organization's supply chain

Procurement and logistics

G4-13

Significant changes in reporting period

Corporate governance; Our approach to technology and innovation

G4-14

Precautionary approach

2015 Annual Report

G4-15

Externally developed charters and principles subscribed/ endorsed

ACC Responsible Care®

G4-16

Membership in associations

American Coatings Association

Identified material aspects and boundaries

G4-17

Operational structure

Axalta overview; Corporate governance

G4-18

Process for defining report content

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-19

List all material aspects

Axalta's material issues include:

Evolution to an independent company

Ethics and integrity

Economic value

Emerging markets and license to operate

Business strategy and sustainability

Responsible products and services

Technology and innovation

Environment

Safety

Attracting and retaining employees

Community engagement

G4-20

Report the aspect boundary within the organization for each material aspect

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-21

Report the aspect boundary outside the organization for each material aspect

Engagement and looking ahead; This report only addresses data and topics from the perspective of Axalta's control.

G4-22

Explanation of any restatements

Energy and emissions; Water

G4-23

Significant changes in scope and aspect boundaries

No significant changes

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-24

List of stakeholder groups engaged by organization

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-25

Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-26

Approaches to Engagement and looking ahead, including frequency by type and group

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-27

Key topics raised through engagement (by group), and how the organization responded

Engagement and looking ahead

Report profile

G4-28

Reporting period

2014-2015

G4-29

Date of previous report

2013 Sustainability Report

G4-30

Reporting cycle

January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015

G4-31

Contact point for questions

sustainabilityinfo@axaltacs.com

G4-32

GRI index

GRI index

G4-33

Current practice for external assurance

Axalta does not currently seek external assurance on this report.

Governance

G4-34

Governance structure of organization, including committees of highest governance body

Corporate governance

G4-35

Process for delegating authority for economic, environmental and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-38

Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees

Axalta 2016 Proxy Statement

G4-39

Report whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer

Axalta 2016 Proxy Statement

G4-40

Report the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members

Axalta 2016 Proxy Statement

G4-48

Report the highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization's sustainability report and ensures that all material aspects are covered

Engagement and looking ahead

G4-51

Report the remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives

Axalta 2016 Proxy Statement

Ethics and integrity

G4-56

Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior

Ethics and integrity

G4-57

Report the internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior

Ethics and integrity

G4-58

Report the internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior

Ethics and integrity

Specific standard disclosures

Material aspect

Indicator

Description

Report section or external reference

Economic

Economic performance

G4-DMA

Economic performance

Financial performance

G4-EC1

Direct economic value generated and distributed

Financial performance

G4-EC2

Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change

2015 Annual Report

Market presence

G4-DMA

Market presence

Workforce diversity

G4-EC6

Proportion of senior management hired from the local community

Workforce diversity

Indirect economic impacts

G4-DMA

Indirect economic impacts

About Axalta; Our approach to technology and innovation

G4-EC8

Indirect economic impacts

About Axalta; Our approach to technology and innovation

Environmental

Materials

G4-DMA

Materials

Our approach to operations; Materials

G4-EN1

Materials used

Materials

Energy

G4-DMA

Energy

Our approach to operations; Energy and emissions

G4-EN3

Energy consumption within the organization

Energy and emissions

G4-EN5

Energy intensity

Energy and emissions

G4-EN6

Reduction of energy consumption

Energy and emissions

G4-EN7

Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

Product and process innovations

Water

G4-DMA

Water

Our approach to operations; Water

G4-EN8

Total water withdrawal by source

Water

Emissions

G4-DMA

Emissions

Our approach to operations; Energy and emissions

G4-EN15

Direct GHG emissions

Energy and emissions

G4-EN16

Indirect GHG emissions

Energy and emissions

G4-EN18

GHG emissions intensity

Energy and emissions

G4-EN19

Reduction of GHG emissions

Energy and emissions

G4-EN21

NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions

Energy and emissions

Effluents and waste

G4-DMA

Effluents and waste

Our approach to operations; Waste and recycling

G4-EN23

Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

Waste and recycling

G4-EN24

Total number and volume of significant spills

Our approach to operations

Products and services

G4-DMA

Products and services

Our approach to technology and innovation; Product and process innovations

G4-EN27

Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services

Product and process innovations

Transport

G4-DMA

Transport

Our approach to operations; Procurement and logistics

G4-EN30

Environmental impacts of transporting products and materials

Procurement and logistics

Labor practices and decent work

Occupational health and safety

G4-DMA

Occupational health and safety

Our approach to operations; Our approach to people; Employee safety, health, and wellness

G4-LA6

Injury and absenteeism rates

Employee safety, health, and wellness

Training and education

G4-DMA

Training and education

Our approach to people; Talent development at Axalta

G4-LA10

Programs for skills management and lifelong learning

Talent development at Axalta

G4-LA11

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance reviews

Talent development at Axalta

Diversity and equal opportunity

G4-DMA

Diversity and equal opportunity

Our approach to people; Workforce diversity

G4-LA12

Employee diversity

Workforce diversity; Axalta is able to provide some employee diversity data as requested by GRI, though not all breakdowns are available. We expect to have robust data collection systems in place for our next Sustainability Report.

Society

Local communities

G4-SO2

Operations with potential negative impacts on local communities

Corporate Social Responsibility; Energy and Emissions

Anti-corruption

G4-DMA

Anti-corruption

Ethics and integrity

G4-SO3

Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption

100 percent of Axalta operations have been assessed

G4-SO4

Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

Ethics and integrity

Anti-competitive behavior

G4-DMA

Anti-competitive behavior

Ethics and integrity

Compliance

G4-DMA

Compliance

Ethics and integrity

Product responsibility

Marketing communications

G4-PR7

Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and codes concerning marketing communications

None in 2014-2015

Customer privacy

G4-PR8

Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

None in 2014-2015

Compliance

G4-PR9

Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

None in 2014-2015