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3M, Aveda, Target Among Members of New Coalition Aimed at Advancing Circular Economy in U.S.
3M, Aveda, Target Among Members of New Coalition Aimed at Advancing Circular Economy in U.S.

3 years ago - Today, more than 25 businesses and organizations announce the launch of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition, a business-led public-private partnership harnessing their collective expertise to advance the next frontier of corporate sustainability – the circular economy.

From Footprint to Handprint: AT&T, Dell, SHINE and More on the Path to Net Positive
From Footprint to Handprint: AT&T, Dell, SHINE and More on the Path to Net Positive

3 years ago - It is an achievement of the sustainability movement that standards for measuring and reducing our societal and planetary footprint have been established and are being tracked. But evolution tells us that more must be done - business must become restorative. Where is the roadmap for that?

Sustainable Brands Community and Flagship Conference Heading to Detroit in 2017
Sustainable Brands Community and Flagship Conference Heading to Detroit in 2017

3 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2016 - The largest global peer community of brand leaders and sustainability practitioners focused on advancing brand value creation through sustainability-led innovation is heading to Detroit, Michigan in 2017.  Sustainable Brands® announces the next gathering point for its flagship event in the U.S. will be at the Cobo Center, May 22-25, 2017.  

BSR, Forum for the Future Partner to Help Companies Quantify, Execute on Net Positive Goals
BSR, Forum for the Future Partner to Help Companies Quantify, Execute on Net Positive Goals

3 years ago - This morning at SB’16 San Diego, BSR and Forum for the Future launched the Net Positive Project, a cross-sector coalition that aims to expand the number of companies that go beyond reducing their negative sustainability impacts to contribute in a “net positive” way to society, the environment, and the global economy.

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Forget Incremental Improvements: 40 Companies, Cities Working to Activate New Plastics Economy
Forget Incremental Improvements: 40 Companies, Cities Working to Activate New Plastics Economy

3 years ago - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative kicks off today with an inaugural workshop that brings together more than 40 leading companies including Amcor, Coca-Cola, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, Indorama Ventures, Marks & Spencer, MARS, Natureworks, Novamont, Sealed Air, SUEZ, Unilever

Dow Teams Up to Advance Renewable Energy, Circular Economy Goals
Dow Teams Up to Advance Renewable Energy, Circular Economy Goals

3 years ago - This week, The Dow Chemical Company launched two new partnerships aimed at advancing two of its seven 2025 Sustainability Goals, launched last year.

Companies Provide Pro Bono Support to Improve Health in Ghana
Companies Provide Pro Bono Support to Improve Health in Ghana

3 years ago - They come from companies around the world with two things in common: extensive business and operational experience and a desire to make the world a better, healthier place. Employees from PIMCO, The Dow Chemical Company, and PricewaterhouseCoopers will be among the first Global Health Corporate Champions, embarking on a month long service learning adventure to help improve the quality of public health in Accra, Ghana, in support of the Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II), a USAID program implemented by the Public Health Institute and PYXERA Global.

Europeans Want Cheap, Pesticide-Free Food; Industry Campaign Says It Can’t Be Done
Europeans Want Cheap, Pesticide-Free Food; Industry Campaign Says It Can’t Be Done

3 years ago - Do Europeans have unreasonable expectations for the agriculture industry? New poll results suggest that 91 percent of consumers think food should remain affordable, but just 54 percent think that farmers should be able to use pesticides to keep prices down.

Dow’s Microfoaming Technology to Help Mitigate the Carbon Footprint of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Dow’s Microfoaming Technology to Help Mitigate the Carbon Footprint of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

3 years ago - As the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games and the Official Carbon Partner of Rio 2016, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has launched an innovative Microfoaming Technology for the packaging industry in Latin America. The project is part of a comprehensive Dow program focused on mitigating the carbon footprint of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "Packaging plays an important role in helping minimize food waste. The leveraging of the Microfoaming technology as one of the Rio 2016 carbon mitigation projects promotes a rational utilization of packaging and showcases how it can help enable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions,” said Paloma Alonso, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics Latin America commercial vice president.

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Dow's New Microfoam Packaging Technology to Help Lessen Impact of Rio 2016 Olympics
Dow's New Microfoam Packaging Technology to Help Lessen Impact of Rio 2016 Olympics

3 years ago - As the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games and the Official Carbon Partner of Rio 2016, The Dow Chemical Company has launched a new Microfoaming Technology for the packaging industry in Latin America. The project is part of a comprehensive Dow program focused on mitigating the carbon footprint of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Dow Joins The Recycling Partnership
Dow Joins The Recycling Partnership

3 years ago - In its latest move to advance the circular economy, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has just signed on as a funding sponsor of The Recycling Partnership. The collaboration is an important step in Dow’s journey to reach its 2025 Sustainability Goals, which include turning materials formerly considered waste into new products.

Dow Wins US Water Prize
Dow Wins US Water Prize

3 years ago - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has been awarded the prestigious U.S. Water Prize by the U.S. Water Alliance for its work in promoting and enabling more sustainable use and management of water by companies across the water value chain. The prize is awarded annually, and this year, Dow is being recognized for its leadership in developing new water management strategies, offering innovative products and technologies, and entering into effective collaboration models that make these solutions more attainable.

Dow's Sustainability Efforts Recognized with 2016 Label Life Award by UPM Raflatac
Dow's Sustainability Efforts Recognized with 2016 Label Life Award by UPM Raflatac

3 years ago - Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, was awarded the Label Life Sustainability Award 2016 by UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading producers of self-adhesive label materials. Dow was recognized for its best-in-class sustainability practices across the industry’s value chain. Dow’s Marco Amici, EMEA Sustainability marketing leader Packaging, and Courtney Fretz, EMEA sales director for Dow Adhesives, presented The Dow Chemical Sustainability Footprint Tool© that helps Dow employees and other players in the industry bring sustainability into the innovation process and assess cost-benefits before real investment is undertaken.

Dow Wins UPM Raflatac Label Life Awards 2016
Dow Wins UPM Raflatac Label Life Awards 2016

3 years ago - Dow was one of four Label Life Awards finalists that were faced with a round of rigorous questioning from jury members during the event hosted at UPM Raflatac's Wroclaw factory in Poland. The other finalists were DRT, Henkel and Mondi. As was the case last year, the competition entries were of a high standard and evenly balanced. Dow presented The Dow Chemical Sustainability Footprint Tool that helps company employees and other players in the industry bring sustainability into the innovation process. The tool helps evaluate new projects through different facets of sustainability: social, economic, organizational, greenhouse gas emissions, water and resource efficiency. It also facilitates sustainability education in the company.

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European Plastics Innovation Awards Showcase Sustainability Performance
European Plastics Innovation Awards Showcase Sustainability Performance

3 years ago - The winners of the 2016 European Plastics Innovation Awards were announced on Wednesday, and included several products that boast superior environmental performance. The expert jury, made up of both academics and industry professionals, evaluated 37 submissions and selected 7 winners and 5 runners-up. Biobased and lightweight materials were in the spotlight.

10 Sustainable Business Stories That Shaped 2015 ... and Some Questions for 2016
10 Sustainable Business Stories That Shaped 2015 ... and Some Questions for 2016

3 years ago - 2015 was a pivotal time when humanity turned more decisively toward building a thriving and sustainable world. On our largest shared challenge, climate change, most of the major hurdles to action — both imagined and real — started to crumble. And an unlikely group of new voices joined the fight. From the Pope to global CEOs to almost all the world’s political leaders, the most powerful people got on board.

Trending: Dow, Avery Dennison Wrap Up Latest Innovations in Renewable, Recyclable Packaging
Trending: Dow, Avery Dennison Wrap Up Latest Innovations in Renewable, Recyclable Packaging

3 years ago - An award-winning stand-up pouch from The Dow Chemical Company will now be used to hold packs of Seventh Generation’s natural dishwashing detergent.

Dow Climate Change Transparency Recognized by CDP
Dow Climate Change Transparency Recognized by CDP

3 years ago - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has been recognized as a leader in climate change reporting and disclosure by CDP, the international not-for-profit that works to transform the way the world does business to prevent climate change and protect our natural resources. Dow earned the highest possible disclosure score of 100 percent. Dow has been selected to the S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) in 2015, which recognizes only the top 10 percent of companies reporting for disclosure of high-quality carbon emissions and energy data. “At Dow, we are committed to leading the transition to a sustainable energy future, and the 2015 CDP score is one more step along our journey,” said Seth Roberts, global energy director for Dow.

Dow Energy Efficiency Advocate Jane Palmieri Honored with Prestigious Sustainability Award
Dow Energy Efficiency Advocate Jane Palmieri Honored with Prestigious Sustainability Award

3 years ago - Jane Palmieri, business president, Dow Building & Construction, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has been selected as a 2015 recipient of Green Building & Design’s (gb&d’s) Women in Sustainability Leadership Award. Green Building & Design, a magazine that promotes leading green professionals with a mission statement of creating a more sustainable world, created the awards to celebrate the achievements of women who are making lasting change in the environmental arena. In giving the awards, the magazine strives to identify, support and give opportunities to future women in leadership.

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'Oscars of Innovation' Award Dow with Most Wins of Any Packaging Developer
'Oscars of Innovation' Award Dow with Most Wins of Any Packaging Developer

3 years ago - The 2015 winners of the annual R&D 100 Awards were announced on November 13 in Las Vegas. Often referred to as the “Oscars of Innovation,” the awards recognize technology inventions commercialized in the past year. The Dow Chemical Company had the largest number of nominations and winners of any single developer, with 21 nominations and six awards.The winning Dow products included two packaging solutions, a paint modifier, an adhesive, a power cable insulation, and a solder:

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