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Business Takes a Leading Role at COP26

by Mary Draves
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I am hopeful because companies like Dow are not only making commitments to address their own emissions, but are taking a lead role in developing new climate-friendly technology.

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I am hopeful because companies like Dow are not only making commitments to address their own emissions, but are taking a lead role in developing new climate-friendly technology.

Enhancing Cyclist Safety With Durable Green Bike Lanes

Green means go for Philadelphia cyclists
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In many countries, there is an increasing focus on safe bicycle infrastructure as cycling helps promote healthy lifestyles and reduce emissions and road congestion. Clear bicycle lanes also help other road users anticipate the presence of cyclists. In Philadelphia, a team from Dow Coating Materials worked with the City of Philadelphia and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia to use Dow’s newly developed traffic paint technology for broad area markings to help expand the city’s green bike lane network across the city.

Mapping a Blueprint Framework for Effective Collaboration

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More businesses are taking collective action on issues that threaten sustainable development. And for good reason: Collaborating can spark innovative thinking, reduce risks and grow positive impact.

Recycling Helps Give Plastics New Life

By Nestor de Mattos, North America Commercial Vice President, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics
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It is not enough to explain why recycling is important. We must clearly communicate how to recycle properly.

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It is not enough to explain why recycling is important. We must clearly communicate how to recycle properly.

How Can We Solve Hunger When the Global Population Is Rising?

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October 16, 2021 was World Food Day. To many people, access to fresh, nutritious food is ‘normal’ – something taken for granted. But today, over 3 billion people don’t have access to a healthy diet. Paradoxically, a third of all food produced is never consumed. Reducing food loss and waste is essential to solving hunger in a world where the number of people affected by hunger is on the rise.

Further Growth, More Sustainable Future

Pursuing our ambition is core to creating value for all our stakeholders and delivering a more sustainable future.
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As part of our Investor Day webcast, we shared how we will continue to grow our business while also delivering strong performance and a more sustainable future – which together adds value for all our stakeholders.

Leveling the Playing Field on Employee Engagement

Receiving direct feedback from our employees is important to make sure we’re creating a company culture that provides an environment for them to do their best work.
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This month, we launched Dow’s first-ever global Volunteer and ERG Participation policy, which allows all of our employees paid time-off to volunteer and engage in Employee Resource Group (ERG) activities.

Ralph Lauren and Dow Open-Source New Process to Transform How the Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

Companies jointly launch a manual to open-source an improved dyeing process that significantly reduces the amount of water, chemicals and energy required for cotton dyeing to accelerate change in the industry
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MIDLAND, MI and NEW YORK, NY, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE:DOW) and Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today released a detailed manual on how to dye cotton more sustainably and more effectively than ever before using ECOFAST™ Pure Sustainable Textile Treatment. With this manual, Ralph Lauren and Dow are open-sourcing this improved dyeing process to encourage adoption in the textile industry and help standardize a more sustainable and efficient cotton dyeing system for positive environmental impact.  

Ralph Lauren and Dow Open-Source New Process to Transform How the Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

Companies jointly launch a manual to open-source an improved dyeing process that significantly reduces the amount of water, chemicals and energy required for cotton dyeing to accelerate change in the industry
Press Release

MIDLAND, MI and NEW YORK, NY, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE:DOW) and Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today released a detailed manual on how to dye cotton more sustainably and more effectively than ever before using ECOFAST™ Pure Sustainable Textile Treatment. With this manual, Ralph Lauren and Dow are open-sourcing this improved dyeing process to encourage adoption in the textile industry and help standardize a more sustainable and efficient cotton dyeing system for positive environmental impact.  

Greener Chemistry for a More Sustainable World

by Mary Draves, Dow Chief Sustainability Officer
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At Dow, we are continuously evaluating and improving how we measure, design, manufacture, report and act on the impact of our materials to people and the planet.

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At Dow, we are continuously evaluating and improving how we measure, design, manufacture, report and act on the impact of our materials to people and the planet.

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