Input

€6.3 billion

group equity

€3.3 billion

borrowings

€270 million

research and development expenses

Organization

€9.6 billion

revenue

€905 million

EBIT

€250 million

capital expenditures

€6,045 million

invested capital at year-end

We invested in 2017 to keep our facilities in good shape and expand our manufacturing capability.

Revenue breakdown by Business Area
in %
Value creation – Revenue breakdown by Business Area (pie chart)

Outcomes

€338 million

income tax paid

€1,187 million

dividend paid

9.4% ROS

13.9% ROI

20%

of revenue from eco-premium solutions with customer benefits, due to RD&I investments

* All economic data (excluding income tax paid, dividend paid and revenue from eco-premium solutions) relates to Paints and Coatings. All environmental and social data relates to the combined Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals organization.

Economic value in detail

Input

45%

renewable energy

98,000 TJ

energy use

11%

renewable raw materials as % of organic materials

€0.6 billion

energy spend

9.7 million tons

upstream CO2(e) emissions

Organization

3.4 million tons

CO2(e) emissions own operations

31%

reduction in operational eco-efficiency footprint (since 2009)

137 kilotons

total waste own operations

Outcomes

11.5 million tons

downstream CO2(e) emissions

24.6 million tons

CO2(e) emissions cradle-to-grave

Environmental value in detail

7%

improvement CO2(e) per ton of sales from 2012 cradle-to-grave carbon footprint

106 REI

in Resource Efficiency Index

Input

45,400

employees at year-end 2017

22,900

number of volunteers for Community Program projects (cumulative since 2005)

 

Organization

0.2

total reportable rate of injuries
(per 200,000 hours)

19%

female executives

5%

high potential turnover

Outcomes

€2,853 million

employee benefits
 

Social value in detail

2,636

Community Program projects (cumulative since 2005)