Akzo Nobel

Akzo Nobel

“Women on Wings came to AkzoNobel explaining their mission and their intention to help woman in India to set up a business. Their idea to do something with colour and paint was so genuine and mission-driven that it was easy for us to take the decision to support them.”
Tex Gunning, board of management and executive committee member Akzo Nobel, responsible for Decorative Paints

AkzoNobel is one of the world’s leading industrial companies and is the largest global paints and coatings company. Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, AkzoNobel make and supply a wide range of paints, coatings and specialty chemicals. As a major producer of specialty chemicals AkzoNobel supply industries worldwide with quality ingredients for life’s essentials. AkzoNobel is passionate about introducing new ideas and developing sustainable answers for our customers.

“Through this partnership with Women on Wings, we want to enable more women to earn their own income that will give them greater financial means to improve their livelihoods. Economic independence for women means more children can go to school, more meals per day for their families and communities, and an overall better standard of living for them and future generations”

Ilan Vuddumalay
C&A Foundation

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