Communities of Practice
Communities of Practice (CoP) are networks of people interacting and working together across the entire AkzoNobel organization. They bring together people who have common interests in topics that are important to them individually and strategically relevant to the company as a whole.
The CoPs provide mechanisms for the pooling of knowledge; the sharing of best practices; solving problems; and the identification of opportunities more quickly and cost-effectively by reducing duplication of effort. They provide a mechanism for identifying gaps in our collective knowledge and make recommendations for action at a business and AkzoNobel level.
We have three CoPs: