AkzoNobel Human Cities Coalition

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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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AkzoNobel and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Launch Human Cities Coalition
April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - 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...
Apr 20, 2017 9:30 AM ET
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. The launch of the project coincides with a call for entries for the prestigious Instituto Tomie Ohtake AkzoNobel Architecture Award, which is now in its fourth year...
Apr 13, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Akzonobel Supporting Education of Special Needs Children in Egypt
More than 200 children in Egypt's 6th of October City have benefited from a major renovation of their school's facilities, which was organized as part of AkzoNobel's global Human Cities initiative.     The youngsters, aged six to 12, attend the El-Tarbia El-Fikrya public school for special needs children. As well as undergoing a colorful transformation, the renovation...
Apr 5, 2017 8:00 AM ET
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. In 2016 alone, more than 7,200 of our employees carried out 300...
Mar 20, 2017 11:20 AM ET
AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages Partner to Fight Youth Unemployment With the Power of Paint
AMSTERDAM , March 2, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - 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. The partnership...
Mar 2, 2017 8:05 AM ET