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Valuing Water: How Dow Is Making It a Business and Human Priority

by France Guertin
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When we fully embrace all the different ways that water benefits our lives and livelihoods, we can fully value water in ways that build strong economies, vibrant communities and healthy environments.

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When we fully embrace all the different ways that water benefits our lives and livelihoods, we can fully value water in ways that build strong economies, vibrant communities and healthy environments.

From Ash Pond To Riverside Wetlands: Making the Business Case for Engineered Natural Technologies

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  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.
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Highlights

  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.

We Should All Choose to Challenge on International Women's Day

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March is Women’s History Month; an annual declared month to celebrate the countless accomplishments of women in history and today.

Today is 2021 International Women’s Day carrying the theme: ‘Choose to Challenge’. Let’s hear from Margherita Fontana (Global Strategic Planning & Governance Procurement Director and Chair of Dow's Global Women's Inclusion Network) and Howard Ungerleider (Dow President and Chief Financial Officer and executive sponsor Dow's Women's Inclusion Network), how we can call out gender bias and promote equality, in a global effort to help advance an inclusive world through the empowerment of women.

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March is Women’s History Month; an annual declared month to celebrate the countless accomplishments of women in history and today.

Today is 2021 International Women’s Day carrying the theme: ‘Choose to Challenge’. Let’s hear from Margherita Fontana (Global Strategic Planning & Governance Procurement Director and Chair of Dow's Global Women's Inclusion Network) and Howard Ungerleider (Dow President and Chief Financial Officer and executive sponsor Dow's Women's Inclusion Network), how we can call out gender bias and promote equality, in a global effort to help advance an inclusive world through the empowerment of women.

Why the Recycling System Is Not Broken

by Jeff Wooster, Global Sustainability Director at Dow
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I wouldn't be surprised if every one of you has seen an article with the headline "recycling is broken" or something to that effect. I don't disagree entirely BUT, more importantly, I think it's a system worth fixing. 

I'm all about circularity – and that means I'm not willing to scrap recycling just because it has flaws. I'm much more interested in working toward fixing those flaws and creating a viable solution. Because we have got to do a better job managing our resources.

Dow Congratulates Sam Bird on His Debut Win With Jaguar Racing at Diriyah E-Prix

Dow partner Jaguar Racing finished on the podium at the first two races of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
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MIDLAND, Mich., March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW) is honored to join Jaguar Racing this season as the team’s Official Materials Science Partner. On Saturday, Dow ambassador and Jaguar Racing driver Sam Bird won the second race of Season 7 as part of a double header in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Bird’s teammate Mitch Evans took third place to make the podium at the first race of the season the previous night.

Dow Signs MoU to Establish South China Specialties Hub

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  • World-class manufacturing base will enhance Asia Pacific customers’ local access to innovative material science solutions
  • Further positions Dow to capture growth in world’s largest chemicals market
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  • World-class manufacturing base will enhance Asia Pacific customers’ local access to innovative material science solutions
  • Further positions Dow to capture growth in world’s largest chemicals market

An All-Too-Personal Reminder of Our Ambition's Importance

by Jim Fitterling, Dow Chairman and CEO
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We stand by everyone who experiences prejudice and discrimination.

Since early 2020, there has been a rising tide of anti-Asian sentiment around the world linked to the coronavirus — acts of hate and harassment aimed at people of Asian descent.

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