Axalta Earns Clé Verte Platinum Level Certification to Learning and Development Center in Pointe-Claire, Canada
Certification Recognizes Axalta's Commitment to Sustainability
POINTE-CLAIRE, Quebec, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta (NYSE: AXTA) is proud to announce it has achieved the Platinum Level of the Clé VerteMD environmental certification for its Learning and Development Center in Pointe-Claire, Canada. This certification, determined by an independent third party, recognizes automotive refinish centers which have implemented outstanding environmental measures.
"This achievement in environmental certification at our Axalta training center illustrates the eco-responsible manner that our employees operate under," said Troy Weaver, Vice-President of Axalta North America Refinish. "We place a value on sustainability initiatives in order to understand the issues faced by customers in the collision repair industry today."
Approximately 800 facilities have now been certified by this program, including over 240 collision repair centers which use Axalta products. The recent third-party audit evaluated over 100 criteria of environmental practices such as hazardous and non-hazardous materials disposal practices, management of indoor and outdoor facilities and employee awareness about environmental issues.
About Clé VerteMD
Launching in 2008, Clé VerteMD (www.cleverte.org) is a voluntary program of environmental certification for Automotive Service Shops. It is managed by Nature-Action Québec (www.nature-action.qc.ca), a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the environment by guiding people and organizations to adopt best environmental practices.
About Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and axalta.ca and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.