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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.

Why Board Diversity Matters

Dow’s board of directors is a visible reflection of our overall enterprise.
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At Dow, inclusion, diversity, accountability, and good governance starts with our Board of Directors.

A Public-Private-People Partnership Gives Old Shoes a Second Life

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Used shoes are making new tracks in Singapore – jogging tracks, that is.

Earlier this summer, Dow joined the national sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) and other partners to establish a first-of-its-kind permanent shoe-waste collection ecosystem in Asia Pacific. The new public-private partnership will recycle the rubberized soles and midsoles of used shoes into materials used to make sports surfaces and infrastructure. The shoes can be dropped off at any of 100 collection sites across Singapore.

Dow and Crocs Announce a New Collaboration To Help Lower the Carbon Footprint of Crocs' Iconic Footwear

Technology pioneered by Dow will support the reduction in carbon emissions of Crocs’ shoes by providing bio-based materials for production.
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MIDLAND, Mich., October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW), and Crocs Inc., a global leader in innovative casual footwear, have announced an exciting collaboration to create shoes that balance environmental responsibility with effective performance. Dow will supply bio-based materials for use in Crocs’ manufacturing process, which have an even lower CO2 impact than their current Croslite™ material, providing a more sustainable choice for Crocs’ customers everywhere.

Bringing Positive Change Home to Our Communities

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Creating positive global change starts in the places we call home. We’ve seen it firsthand, through the colleagues who help amplify our global citizenship efforts and bring home community-driven solutions in the places where we work and live.

Today is International Day of Charity. Annually, it celebrates all who invest in charitable work and who are addressing society’s challenges at the local and international level. At Dow, our people are at the heart of our commitments to advance sustainable solutions, build inclusive communities and develop tomorrow’s innovators through STEM.

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