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From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together

Sponsored by Dow - 14 Published Articles
Where Dow and the Packaging Industry Are Headed in 2021 and Beyond
At Dow, our goal is to be a sustainability leader by providing products that support people and our planet’s wellbeing — whether by combatting climate change or working to eliminate waste. But we can’t do this alone.
Dow: Intent on #PullingOurWeight Around Cleaning Up Plastic Waste
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Waste is a fact, but it doesn’t have to be feared. We can tackle this through collection, sorting and processing; and by understanding where and why trash is finding its way into the environment, so we can stop it.
30 Companies, Investors Commit to Secure a Healthy Ocean
Cross-Posted from Collaboration. In committing to the nine principles, companies pledge to take action to prevent pollution, manage their use of marine resources to ensure long-term sustainability, and be transparent about their ocean-related activities and impacts.
How Dow Is Helping Global Communities Tackle Plastic Waste
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. By helping to incentivize, develop and scale circular and environmentally beneficial projects, we can maximize the value of waste, empower communities and create a more sustainable future.
Dow Wins Four 2019 Sustainability Awards from Business Intelligence Group
Cross-Posted from Press Release. Three breakthrough, sustainable innovations from Dow and one circular economy program are winners of the Business Intelligence Group (BIG) 2019 Sustainability Awards.
Dow Sustainability Report Details Progress on 2025 Goals, Action to Combat Ocean Waste
Cross-Posted from Press Release. Dow released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which shares its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and demonstrates its commitment to collaborate with value chain partners and other stakeholders to find more sustainable ways to do business.
Dow and USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge to Encourage Reductions in Buildings’ Operational Carbon Footprint
Cross-Posted from Press Release. Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings.
Dow Tackles Plastic Pollution While Helping to Create Jobs in South Africa
Cross-Posted from Press Release. Supporting the ‘Wastepreneurs’, program and generating awareness around the collection and exchange of recyclable waste
Dow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges
Cross-Posted from Press Release. 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.
Dow and WE Help Students Innovate with STEM to Build a More Sustainable Future
Cross-Posted from Press Release. 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
Cross-Posted from Business Case. 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 Joins Catalyst CEO Champions For Change and Pledges to Accelerate Women in the Workforce
Cross-Posted from Press Release. 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
Cross-Posted from Press Release. 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.

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