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Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. Dow drives innovations that help address many of the world's most challenging problems including the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries.

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Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste
Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste

5 days ago - The global plastics value chain has banded together to advance solutions to plastic waste in the environment.

Dow Wins Six Prestigious 2018 R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine
Dow Wins Six Prestigious 2018 R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine

2 months ago - Six innovative technologies from Dow, the world’s leading materials science company, were recognized with R&D 100 awards on November 16, 2018. The R&D 100 Awards, a signature program of R&D Magazine, is designed to identify and celebrate the top 100 revolutionary technologies introduced during the past year.

Righting Wrong Metrics: Lessons on Future-Fitness and Fixing Materiality
Righting Wrong Metrics: Lessons on Future-Fitness and Fixing Materiality

2 months ago - This week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest tools and findings regarding measuring the risks and impacts of previously unmeasured forms of value, the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business.

Some Stories Are Worth Telling: The Legacy of the Michigan Source Reduction Initiative
Some Stories Are Worth Telling: The Legacy of the Michigan Source Reduction Initiative

2 months ago - Sometimes a great notion matters. Sometimes a great notion matters a huge amount. In this case, the great notion was the Michigan Source Reduction Initiative (MSRI). Few people remember MSRI, but its legacy lives on. MSRI was the catalyst that launched The Dow Chemical Company into a collaborative approach in helping the world achieve sustainable development. It also ushered in a wave of new and unique company-NGO collaborations that helped accelerate progress and set new standards for these relationships. It is hard to imagine the great collaborations of more recent years (e.g., US Climate Action Partnership formed in 2006) happening without that catalyst of MSRI.  

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award Up to Another $100,000 in Hefty® EnergyBag® Grants in 2019
Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award Up to Another $100,000 in Hefty® EnergyBag® Grants in 2019

2 months ago - The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with na

Dow Launches #PullingOurWeight Cleanup Campaign at More Than 50 Locations Worldwide
Dow Launches #PullingOurWeight Cleanup Campaign at More Than 50 Locations Worldwide

3 months ago - Employees, families, friends and customers of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) are collaborating with local organizations across the world and Ocean Conservancy to take part in beach and waterway cleanups at more than 50 locations across the globe to bring attention to the issue of ocean plastic pollution.

Dow Names Commercial Leaders to Address Global Recycling Challenges
Dow Names Commercial Leaders to Address Global Recycling Challenges

3 months ago - Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced the creation of two new senior leadership roles charged with addressing global plastics recycling and waste management challenges. Tim Boven, previously Dow’s global integrated supply chain director for Hydrocarbons, is the new recycling commercial director for Latin America and North America. Carsten Larsen, formerly Dow Industrial Solutions’ commercial director for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India, will serve as recycling commercial director for EMEA & APAC.

Dow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges
Dow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges

4 months ago - The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) sent 43 of its global leaders to Mumbai, India this week to address pressing local challenges related to sustainable housing, environmental cleanup, diversity and inclusion, circular economy, and education and career readiness as part of its sixth-annual Leadership in Action (LIA) program.

Procter & Gamble Earns Top Honors in Dow’s 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation
Procter & Gamble Earns Top Honors in Dow’s 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation

4 months ago - Today, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced the winners of the 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation, which recognizes the packaging industry’s top achievements in innovative packaging designs, materials, technologies and processes.

Dow and WE Help Students Innovate with STEM to Build a More Sustainable Future
Dow and WE Help Students Innovate with STEM to Build a More Sustainable Future

6 months ago - The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and WE, an organization that makes doing good, doable, are excited to announce the winners of the inaugural WE Are Innovators campaign, challenging youth to tackle today’s daunting issues of food waste, the environment and more by applying chemistry, science and innovation.

Dow’s Nature Projects Generated $120M, Engaged 380K Students in 2017
Dow’s Nature Projects Generated $120M, Engaged 380K Students in 2017

7 months ago - The Dow Chemical Company’s newly released 2017 Sustainability Report details its progress against its goals for 2025, including surpassing the year’s target for savings and revenue from projects that are “better for ecosystems.” Such projects generated $120 million in cost savings and new cash flow in 2017 against the goal to reach $1 billion by 2025.

Dow Innovation Center to Help Transform KSA into Knowledge-Based Economy
Dow Innovation Center to Help Transform KSA into Knowledge-Based Economy

8 months ago - The newly constructed Dow Innovation Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) was inaugurated today in a ceremony attended by Dow executive leadership, the KAUST Board of Trustees, university leadership, and special invited guests from Saudi Arabia.

U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040
U.S. Plastics Producers Aim to Recycle or Recover 100% of Plastic Packaging by 2040

8 months ago - Three new goals to enhance the circular economy for plastics and reduce packaging waste have been announced by leading U.S. plastic producers including BASF, Dow, DuPont and Braskem.

Dow Joins Catalyst CEO Champions For Change and Pledges to Accelerate Women in the Workforce
Dow Joins Catalyst CEO Champions For Change and Pledges to Accelerate Women in the Workforce

9 months ago - The Dow Chemical Company has joined the Catalyst CEO Champions For Change – a transformational diversity and inclusion initiative launched by Catalyst, a global thought leader and partner in accelerating the progress of women at work for more than 50 years.

Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series
Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series

9 months ago - In celebration of Earth Day, The Dow Chemical Company and the Erb Institute of University of Michigan are partnering to host the inaugural Elements of Sustainability Series, a free online education event taking place April 16-20, with webinars posted daily at 3 p.m. ET. The week-long webinar series will explore the fundamentals of sustainability as seven renowned academics share their expert insights on the leading global challenges shaping the future of business, society and sustainability.

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award $100,000 in 2018 Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grants
Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award $100,000 in 2018 Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grants

9 months ago - The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and longstanding partner Keep America Beautiful to award a total of $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.

On World Water Day, Dow Encourages Conversations Around Sustainable Water Strategies
On World Water Day, Dow Encourages Conversations Around Sustainable Water Strategies

9 months ago - World Water Day, on March 22, is a day to focus attention on the importance of water, and to inspire people to manage water more effectively in the future. As part of this effort, Dow is seeking to build on the conversation by sharing the story of its journey toward more sustainable water management.

Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia
Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia

10 months ago - Corporate action to tackle the mounting problem of ocean plastics is on the rise with new commitments and cross-industry initiatives cropping up regularly.

Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council Work Together to Support Sustainable Cities and Promote Energy Efficiency
Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council Work Together to Support Sustainable Cities and Promote Energy Efficiency

1 year ago - Dow Building Solutions, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products division, today introduced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to deliver solutions that contribute to building more sustainable communities and cities. Dow, a Worldwide Partner and Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Movement and the Official Carbon Partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is seeking to develop carbon mitigation projects in built environments. The goal of the collaboration is to measurably reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through improved energy efficiency in buildings.

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful Announce Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grant Recipients
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful Announce Hefty® EnergyBag™ Grant Recipients

1 year ago - Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful announced they have awarded two $50,000 grants to organizations in Cobb County, Georgia (Keep Cobb Beautiful Inc.) and Boise, Idaho to establish the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program in their respective communities.

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