AkzoNobel Human Cities Coalition

Human Cities is our commitment to helping the world’s urban areas deliver a stronger sense of community purpose, pride and happiness. It channels our three key strengths – essential ingredients, essential protection, essential color – to help energize our cities and make them more liveable and inspiring. 

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Social Impact & Volunteering

AkzoNobel and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Launch Human Cities Coalition
Founded by AkzoNobel, the Human Cities Coalition (HCC) brings together more than 150 stakeholders and 20 partners, such as Arcadis, Philips, ABN-AMRO, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Slumdwellers International, to focus on realizing Goal 11 of the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals: sustainable cities and communities. Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel will officially kick off the Human Cities Coalition today with stakeholders across business, government, NGOs and academia.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

AkzoNobel to Restore Five Artworks in Brazil Ahead of 2017 Architecture Award
Located in four cities in the State of São Paulo – Santo André, Santos, Guarulhos and São Paulo itself – the pieces are famous for their bright and energizing colors and will now be restored to the artist’s original vision.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Akzonobel Supporting Education of Special Needs Children in Egypt

Social Impact & Volunteering

How Having a Heart is Good for Business
Companies that balance their economic goals with societal goals will find that they are able to achieve greater success than if they were focused on profit alone. AkzoNobel has a long history of giving back to the community – it’s just in our DNA – and it’s what gives us momentum to do great things as a company.

Social Impact & Volunteering

AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages Partner to Fight Youth Unemployment With the Power of Paint
AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages are joining forces to use education and renovation to drive a positive impact on youth unemployment. The partnership aims to reach the young people of SOS Children's Villages with AkzoNobel's "Let's Colour" program and professional training through AkzoNobel's painter academies around the world.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Human Cities Project Transforms Neighborhood in Uruguay
The eye-catching event saw muralists, graffiti artists and painters take to the streets of La Teja to create murals on more than 40 walls to help brighten up the lives of local people and make their surroundings more liveable and inspiring. The walls were chosen jointly by neighbors and the artists.

Social Impact & Volunteering

AkzoNobel Launches Latest Human Cities Project in Rotterdam

Environment

AkzoNobel Human Cities Coalition
AkzoNobel Human Cities initiative highlights our commitment to improving, energizing and regenerating urban communities across the world.

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