Jotun employees inspecting the solar panels that powers the Nilai factory in Malaysia.
Jotun employees inspecting the solar panels that powers the Nilai factory in Malaysia.

Sustainability at Jotun

Protecting people, environment and property

Recognising our impact

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Contributing to a more sustainable future

SDG No. 8 – Decent work and economic growth

Decent work and economic growth

- As a financially solid global player, Jotun ensures decent work conditions and remuneration - Our factories and facilities contribute to local economic development and promote job creation - We build a diversified workforce and provide our employees with a wide range of training opportunities

SDG No. 12 – Responsible consumption and production

Responsible consumption and production

- Hazardous chemicals are handled properly and we reduce effluent discharge - We reduce, reuse, and recycle waste - Jotun focuses on efficient energy consumption and use of renewable energy where possible - Sustainable production and consumption across our factories and facilities is essential

SDG No. 13 – Climate action

Climate action

- Jotun continuously reduces GHG emissions from our operations, customers and suppliers - We develop high-quality paints with long maintenance intervals, thus reducing the need to repaint - We document the environmental impact of our products across their lifecycle - Our carbon footprint is reported annually (scope 1 and 2, GHG Protocol)

SDG No. 14 – Life below water

Life below water

- We advise customers of optimised coating solutions for their sailing pattern - We minimise the use of biocides and other harmful substances in our formulations - We Improve our antifoulants to reduce drag and thereby reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions - Our solutions reduce spread of invasive species by ensuring a clean hull - Jotun supports efforts by the IMO and other bodies to establish international laws which protect the oceans

Our sustainability ambitions

50 % Reduced carbon footprint* by 2030 (baseline 2017)

*Own operations (Scope 1 and 2, Corporate Standard, Greenhouse Gas Protocol)

70 % Renewable electricity by 2030

> 40 % Female managers at Jotun Headquarters by 2030

> 30 % Female managers globally by 2030

Zero Fires

Zero Injuries

Our action framework

Jotun coatings protect the jackets of an offshore wind power station in China


Jotun protects the environment and creates value by contributing to the customer’s sustainability ambitions and goals and reducing impacts from our operations.

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We embrace responsibility for our employees and the societies where we operate. With a strong corporate culture and sound values, we create a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace where people can grow. In addition, Jotun strives to make a positive impact through community initiatives and collaboration.

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Our governance framework defines how Jotun is directed, managed and controlled to ensure sound decision-making and responsible operations. From the top and down to every employee, we are guided by principles of openness, transparency and accountability.

Collaborations for change

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