G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments.

Financial Highlights are provided on page 1 of the 2016 Annual Report; for details, refer to the Statements of Consolidated Income and Comprehensive Income table located on page 40 of the 2016 Annual Report.

G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change.

Sherwin-Williams voluntarily reports to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and addresses risks and opportunities associated with climate change within the CDP.  View the CDP website.

G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations.

Refer to page 24 of the 2016 Annual Report for discussion and details on defined benefit plan obligations. 

G4-EC4 Significant financial assistance received from government.