In 2016, about 11 000 employees took part in Clariant training courses, attending a total of about 200 000 hours of training (18.05 training hours per employee). Offerings of the Clariant Academy programs included the so called leadership trainings and sales competencies with, while local offerings comprised trainings with emphasis mainly on language courses, communication and presentation skills. Employees also attended courses in environment, safety, and health (ESH). Other trainings also cover topics such as technical courses and product related trainings.