Job Coenen

Sustainability Program Manager


Job Coenen is Sustainability Program Manager at AkzoNobel, the global sustainability leader in the paints and coatings industry. In this role, he is responsible for driving programs to develop the portfolio of sustainable products and services with suppliers and customers.

Job has worked for Sika Canada as vice president of marketing and business development and in that role has driven a transformation for innovation and business development and set up a strategic approach for the North American green building market. At AkzoNobel, Job has been responsible for new marketing and sales approaches having developed innovative new collaborations in the buildings market in Europe. His objective is to help companies and value chain partners implement more sustainable solutions. Job is currently responsible for driving programs in the value chain to achieve the recently SBTi approved company targets to reduce its scope 3 carbon emissions with 50% by 2030.

Job is passionate about developing the green buildings market and represents AkzoNobel in various external collaborative networks and platforms including the WGBC, the CEO alliance and GC3.

Job has a master’s degree in business administration and over 20 years of international experience in marketing, business development, logistics, supply chain, innovation, sustainability and building and improving teams and networks in national and multinational matrix organizations.



AkzoNobel supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that their customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. That’s why everything AkzoNobel does starts with People. Planet. Paint. Their world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. They’re active in more than 150 countries and have set their sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Podcast - Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront in Asia Pacific

Thu, 26th Sep 2019

To celebrate World Green Building Week 2019 and the launch of WorldGBC's report Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront, AkzoNobel and WorldGBC have collaborated to produce this two-part video podcast offering a wholesome Asia Pacific and full value chain perspective on addressing embodied carbon.

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AkzoNobel re-claims top industry ranking in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Tue, 12th Sep 2017

AkzoNobel has returned to the top of the influential sustainability ranking system for the fifth time in six years, to lead the rankings for companies in the Chemicals industry.

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Virtuous circle: Exploring the circular economy with global leaders AkzoNobel & Shaw Contract

Thu, 3rd Aug 2017

In this special 'in conversation' piece, AkzoNobel's Chris Cook and Shaw Contract's Todd Jarvis talk to Terri Wills, CEO of WorldGBC, about the “circular economy” approach to business.  

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AkzoNobel raises profile of green building in Asia Pacific by partnering on WorldGBC Regional Network

Fri, 7th Jul 2017

AkzoNobel has become a Partner of the World Green Building Council’s Asia Pacific Regional Network, elevating the critical role that green buildings can play within the region.

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AkzoNobel joins WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board

Thu, 29th Sep 2016

The World Green Building Council has today announced that the global paints and coating firm AkzoNobel has joined its Corporate Advisory Board.

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