This 2018-2019 Sustainability Report primarily covers activities from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019. This is Axalta’s fourth Sustainability Report, following our 2016-2017 Report that was published in June 2018. We used the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards to guide the development of this report and to allow our stakeholders to easily access specific information they are interested in. This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option.

General Disclosures
Report Section

Organizational Profile

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Name of the organization

Axalta Coating Systems

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Activities, brands, products, services
102-3
Location of headquarters

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Location of operations
102-5
Ownership and legal form
102-6
Markets served
102-7
Scale of the organization
102-8
Information on employees and other workers [1]
102-9
Supply chain
102-10
Significant changes to the organization and supply chain
102-11
Precautionary principle or approach
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Membership of associations

Strategy

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Statement from senior decision-maker

Ethics and Integrity

102-16
Values, principles, standards and norms of behavior
102-17
Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics

Governance

102-18
Governance structure
102-20
Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics

Stakeholder Engagement

102-40
List of stakeholder groups
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Collective bargaining agreements

As of December 31, 2019, approximately 42 percent of our people globally were covered by organized labor agreements, including works councils, with fewer than 10 people in the United States covered by organized labor agreements.

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Identifying and selecting stakeholders
102-43
Approach to stakeholder engagement
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Key topics and concerns raised

Reporting Practice

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Entities included in the consolidated financial statements
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Defining report content and topic boundaries
102-47
List of material topics
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Restatements of information

As we refine our data collection processes and systems and as we bring new acquisitions on board, we have made restatements in some historic Operations data as noted throughout that section of this report.

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Changes in reporting
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Reporting period

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019

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Date of most recent report

Axalta Sustainability Report 2016-2017

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Reporting cycle

Every two years

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Contact point for questions regarding the report

sarah.barnett@axalta.com

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Claims of reporting in accordance with GRI Standards

GRI Index

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GRI content index

GRI Index

102-56
External assurance

Axalta does not currently seek external assurance on this report.

Management Approach

103-1
Material topics and boundaries
Specific Disclosures
Report Section

Economic Performance

103-2
Management approach
201-1
Direct economic value generated and distributed
201-2
Climate change financial implications

Procurement Practices

103-2
Management approach

Anti-Corruption

103-2
Management approach

Anti-Competitive Behavior

103-2
Management approach

Materials

301-1
Materials used by weight or volume

Energy

302-1
Energy consumption within the organization
302-3
Energy intensity
302-4
Reduction of energy consumption
302-5
Reduction in energy requirements of products and services

Water

303-1
Water withdrawal by source

Emissions

305-1
Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
305-2
Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions
305-5
Reduction of GHG emissions
305-7
NOx, SOx and other air emissions

Effluents and Waste

103-2
Management approach
306-2
Waste by type and disposal method

Environmental Compliance

103-2
Management approach
307-1
Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

Supplier Environmental Assessment

103-2
Management approach
308-1
New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

Employment

103-2
Management approach

Occupational Health and Safety

403-2
Injury and absenteeism rates [2]

Training and Education

404-2
Programs for upgrading employee skills

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

103-2
Management approach
405-1
Diversity of governance bodies and employees [3]

Child Labor

103-2
Management approach
408-1
Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor

Local Communities

103-2
Management approach
413-1
Local community engagement

Supplier Social Assessment

103-2
Management approach
414-1
New suppliers that were screened using social criteria
414-2
Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

Customer Health and Safety

Product and Service Labeling

103-2
Management approach

Omissions

1] [2] [3] Axalta currently does not have one global human resources data system in place, so we are not able to report all of the breakdowns of employee data as requested by GRI. We are working toward this for our next Sustainability Report.