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<br /> CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT VOL. 4 | NO. 1Amazing Things Happen<br /> When You Think Globally<br /> At Sherwin-Williams, thinking globally isn’t just about<br /> expanding our reach. It’s also about broadening our<br /> positive impact on the world around us. How can we coat a<br /> structure to last longer? Make our work environments safer?<br /> Eliminate every bit of waste in our plants?<br /> Innovation often leads us to the answers. In processes,<br /> programs and products — we innovate with a purpose:<br /> to add more beauty, more protection and more life to the<br /> world around us.Message from the Chairman<br /> Over a century ago our founders<br /> wrote as part of our Code of<br /> Principles the aspiration to “grow<br /> in knowledge and character as well as<br /> in size.” While we embrace that notion<br /> every day, this past year was particularly<br /> demonstrative of our employees’ ab<a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=1"> </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=2">Amazing Things Happen When You Think Globally </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=3">Message from the Chairman Over a century ago ou</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=4"> 4 Materiality Determination Process T </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=5">Material Issues High Impact / High Concern §</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=6">6 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=7">THE Sharing the S-W Spirit With Others .......</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=8">The Company Acting responsibly is ingrained in </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=9">9</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=10">10 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=11">11 Th</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=12">12 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=13">Minwax® brand wood coatings were used extensively</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=14">14 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=15">15 The Company We Keep W e believe it’s </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=16">16 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=17">17 Our stores, branches and blending stat</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=18">18 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=19">19 Number of Manufacturing/Distributi</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=20">20 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=21"> 21 View photos from </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=22">22 THE COMPANY | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=23">23 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=24">The Employer Recruiting and protecting our gre</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=25">25</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=26">26 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=27">27 In Our Words…</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=28">28 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=29">29 Twenty-Five GSC Sites Achieve Zero Reco</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=30">30 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=31">31 14 13 14 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=32">32 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=33">33 S-W Fleet Accidents per Million Miles </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=34">34 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=35">35</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=36">36 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=37">37 Nathan Bayton, District Sales Manager, No</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=38">38 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=39">39 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=40">40 The Company | THE EMPLOYER | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=41">41 Diversity in Management Training Progra</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=42">The Citizen Making our communities stronger and</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=43">43 vibrant.</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=44">44 The Company | The Employer | THE CITIZEN </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=45">surroundings. They see us working together — havi</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=46">46 The Company | The Employer | THE CITIZEN </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=47">47 Contribution by Type For S-W Founda</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=48">48 The Company | The Employer | THE CITIZEN </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=49">49 Helping Others Helps Us by Donna D’Alte</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=50">50 The Company | The Employer | THE CITIZEN </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=51">51</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=52">52 The Company | The Employer | THE CITIZEN </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=53">Health and Human Services § § Make-a-Wish Fo</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=54">54 The Company | The Employer | THE CITIZEN </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=55">55 81 68 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=56">The Steward</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=57">57</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=58">58 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=59">59</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=60">60 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=61">61 30 28 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=62">62 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=63">63</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=64">64 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=65">65 Non-Hazardous Solid Material Reuse & Re</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=66">66 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=67">67 “It's just the way we do things.” </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=68">68 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=69">69 Non-Hazardous Liquid Material Reuse & R</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=70">70 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=71">71 Hazardous Material Reuse & Recycle P</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=72">72 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=73">73 Sales/Admin Sales/Admin </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=74">74 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=75">75 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=76">76 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=77">77 Total Direct Total Direct </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=78"> 78 The Company | The Employer | The Citizen </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=79">79</a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=80"> Growing in Character as Well as in Size In 1906 </a> <a title="Sherwin-Williams Corporate Responsibility Report page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ad9ff2f8?page=81"> 81</a>