Dow Cares

2020 may be remembered as a year of challenges. It will also be remembered as the year of caring – passionately and purposefully.

Recently, Dow was named to PEOPLE Magazine’s 2020 list of “Companies That Care.” The list spotlights 50 U.S. companies that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion and concern for their communities, their employees and the environment. We are honored to be named to the list.

Collaborating to Conserve Freshwater at Our Water-stressed Sites


After more than a decade of collaboration and investment, our manufacturing site in Terneuzen in The Netherlands is closing in on achieving an ambitious goal: to eliminate the structural use of non-sustainable freshwater supply.

Accelerating Innovation to Tackle Plastic Waste


Finding answers to our planet’s plastic waste issues will take innovation and investment across the waste management value chain. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has joined forces with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Centre to help kick-start innovation to help minimize plastic waste, make recycling and recovering plastics easier, and create value from post-use plastics.

Dow's Expertise Enables Recyclable Polyolefin-Based Fabric Decorations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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MIDLAND, Mich., August 26, 2020 /3BL Media/– Creating a unique look and feel for any major sporting event – especially the Olympic Games – typically calls for signage and banners, to customize the experience and build the event atmosphere for athletes and fans alike. The Olympic Movement’s Official Chemistry Company Dow (NYSE: DOW) is working with Japanese company Toppan Printing to give such fabric – typically made with a few layers of different plastics and other materials that can be difficult to recycle – a second life, long after the closing ceremony.

Engaging Team Dow: The Far-Reaching Impact of Embedding Sustainability Into Our Culture


How do you transform global challenges into opportunities and foster a more sustainable tomorrow? It takes collaboration, innovation and the belief that science-based solutions can make an impact.

Dow Receives Top Score on 2020 Disability Equality Index for 4th Consecutive Year

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MIDLAND, Mich., August 14, 2020 /3BL Media/– For the fourth consecutive year, Dow (NYSE: DOW) has received a top score on the 2020 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), again placing the Company among the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.” Administered jointly by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD),

Linking Technology and a Sustainable Supply Chain


Supply chains are an important link to sustainability and safety at Dow, and technology is increasingly helping to improve resource efficiency, transparency and collaboration.

Dow operates an extensive, integrated global supply chain. Our company procures more than 100 billion pounds of raw material and hydrocarbon feedstock from more than 1,000 suppliers worldwide, and manages about 3 million product shipments to external customers and other Dow locations each year.

Investing in Renewable Energy Benefits the Environment and Business

by Eunice Heath, Corporate Director of Sustainability

Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.


Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.

Dow's Sustainability Targets Launch 2020

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Dow announces aggressive new targets to address both carbon mitigation and plastic waste. Building on our 2025 Sustainability Goals, these targets will put Dow on a path to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and a waste-free world.

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Advancing Inclusion and Accessibility Through Dow's New All-ERG Fund


In South Africa, Dow employees are partnering with a non-profit to exchange plastic bottle caps for wheelchairs – giving people in need the chance at mobility and independence.


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