Diversity and inclusion

At AkzoNobel, a diverse and inclusive workplace means creating an organization where people feel included, respected and fully engaged.

AkzoNobel employs about 32,000 talented people all over the world who are passionate about paints and coatings. Reaching our ambitions while delivering high performance can only be done when everybody can bring their best self to work. That’s why we’re focused on creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. 

What a diverse and inclusive workplace means to us

For AkzoNobel, a diverse and inclusive workplace means creating an organization where people feel included, respected and engaged. We want to attract talent from across all demographics and make sure our workforce reflects the societies and markets in which we do business. We believe it’s also important that our management teams reflect the diversity of our overall workforce, because diverse and inclusive teams are better able to understand our customers and innovate to meet their current and future needs.

Our long-term diversity and inclusion commitments

- Foster an inclusive culture 

- Build and facilitate internal diversity and inclusion networks 

- Strengthen our leadership diversity