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Why Sustainability Is the Future of the Chemical Industry
Why Sustainability Is the Future of the Chemical Industry

2 years ago - By 2020, the market for “green” chemistry is expected to reach $100 billion globally, with North America seeing an increase from $3 billion to over $20 billion during the same period. This growth, essential to the future of our planet, is a sign that the industry is engaged in much-needed change. Today, 8.3 percent of all deaths and 5.7 percent of the total burden of disease worldwide are related to chemical exposure.

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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.

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Trending: New Technologies, Recycling Schemes, Materials Edge Fashion Industry Closer to Circularity
Trending: New Technologies, Recycling Schemes, Materials Edge Fashion Industry Closer to Circularity

2 years ago - The New Textiles Economy continues to bloom as key players in the apparel and textile industries take action to shift towards a more sustainable model.

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

2 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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.

Dow Makes Moves to Reduce Marine Plastic Pollution in Japan, Indonesia
Dow Makes Moves to Reduce Marine Plastic Pollution in Japan, Indonesia

3 years ago - According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), up to 8 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into the world’s oceans annually. In 2016, The Dow Chemical Company announced a commitment to spend $2.8 million over the next two years to drive solutions that address global marine debris and litter. Dow is now making good on that promise with new efforts in Japan and Indonesia.

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Dow Celebrates 25 Years of Collaboration with Sustainability External Advisory Council
Dow Celebrates 25 Years of Collaboration with Sustainability External Advisory Council

3 years ago - The Dow Chemical Company recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Sustainability External Advisory Council (SEAC) at a meeting in Chicago.

The Future of Brand Impact and How It’s Measured
The Future of Brand Impact and How It’s Measured

3 years ago - The new wave of conscious consumption, driven largely by millennials and Gen Z, is pushing companies to innovate around social causes.

Dow Named by Human Rights Campaign Foundation as 2018 “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ Equality
Dow Named by Human Rights Campaign Foundation as 2018 “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ Equality

3 years ago - In recognition of its inclusive workplace, The Dow Chemical Company, a subsidiary of DowDuPont, has been named by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation as a 2018 “Best Place to Work” for LGBTQ equality. This marks the Company’s 13th consecutive year receiving a perfect score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index, a global benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT equality and inclusion.

Dow Leaders Honored on OUTstanding’s 2017 Leading LGBT+ and Ally Professionals List
Dow Leaders Honored on OUTstanding’s 2017 Leading LGBT+ and Ally Professionals List

3 years ago - As a highly-regarded global employer advocating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusion, The Dow Chemical Company, a subsidiary of DowDuPont, announced today that six leaders have been honored on the 2017 OUTstanding Leading LGBT+ Executives, Leading Ally Executives and Top LGBT+ Future Leaders lists, presented by the Financial Times. The annual rankings by OUTstanding, a professional network for LGBT+ executives and their allies, are selected following a nominee review process.

DowDuPont, Novozymes Launch New Platforms to Drive Science-Based Solutions to SDGs
DowDuPont, Novozymes Launch New Platforms to Drive Science-Based Solutions to SDGs

3 years ago - DowDuPont Materials Science (Dow) and WE, a global development charity and youth empowerment movement, have rolled out the We Are Innovators campaign to challenge educators and students to harness chemistry and science to create solutions for pressing global issues.

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Dow and WE Launch Partnership to Inspire Innovation from a New Generation of Student Leaders to Solve Global Challenges
Dow and WE Launch Partnership to Inspire Innovation from a New Generation of Student Leaders to Solve Global Challenges

3 years ago - Today, DowDuPont Materials Science, the business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) to be named Dow, and WE, launched We Are Innovators, a new campaign designed to challenge educators and students to apply chemistry and science to solve global challenges. Approximately 400 high school students from H.H. Dow High School and Midland High School in Midland, Michigan, joined Andrew Liveris, executive chairman of DowDuPont, and chairman and CEO of Dow, and Craig Kielburger, co-founder of WE, at an event to kick-off the collaboration.

Dow Provides Solutions and Education to Promote Healthy Living through Handwashing
Dow Provides Solutions and Education to Promote Healthy Living through Handwashing

3 years ago - More than one million people are killed by water, sanitation and hygiene-related disease each year.1 One of the most effective and affordable ways to prevent the transmission of disease is through handwashing with soap. This is why Dow Home & Personal Care – a business unit of DowDuPont Materials Science Division – has made it a priority to promote healthy handwashing with its innovations and support of Global Handwashing Day, Oct. 15.

CDP: Chemical Companies Must Do More to Meet Paris Agreement Goals
CDP: Chemical Companies Must Do More to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

3 years ago - Despite making progress on climate risks, the chemical industry is failing to meet the goals outlined by the Paris Agreement, says a new report by CDP.

Larta Institute Scores Contract for DOE Commercialization Assistance Program
Larta Institute Scores Contract for DOE Commercialization Assistance Program

3 years ago - Earlier this week, the Larta Institute, an accelerator for small businesses and startups in science-based innovation, announced that its subsidiary, Larta Inc. has been awarded an exclusive contract by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to manage its national Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) for as many as 450 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I and II awardees per year beginning in September 2017. The DOE granted over $224 million to SBIR recipients in 2016.

Trending: Dow, CLF Uncover New Opportunities in Previously Unrecyclable Plastics
Trending: Dow, CLF Uncover New Opportunities in Previously Unrecyclable Plastics

3 years ago - While eliminating impacts at the design stage is a crucial strategy for putting a stop to plastic pollution, it’s just one small piece of the puzzle. According to new initiatives and research from The Dow Chemical Company and the Closed Loop Foundation, investing in intelligent end-of-life solutions for previously non-recyclable packaging is just as important.

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Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey
Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey

3 years ago - Hurricane Harvey, the strongest storm to hit Texas and Louisiana in decades, has left a wake of destruction in its path. More than 30,000 people have been driven into shelters and the storm’s aftermath has left behind some estimated tens of billions of dollars in damage. Though the storm has now been downgraded to tropical storm status, the danger is far from over if forecasts predicting the storm to move towards the Gulf of Mexico, where it will pick up strength before moving back over Texas, prove to be true.

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