Even the most courageous leaders have moments of doubt.
"I never think I am doing enough," admitted Christiana Figueres, the Costa Rican diplomat who led the United Nations negotiations that yielded the historic Paris Agreement, during a New York interview in late February to mark the publication of her new book, "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis."
Emilio Tenuta, Ecolab's Senior Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, and Mary Draves, Dow's Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety, joined GreenBiz Editorial Director at GreenBiz Studio to discuss their partnership.
by Mary Draves, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer The Dow Chemical Company
Sustainability is more than an important ambition at Dow. It is key to how we apply science to drive top-line growth, improve our operations, engage employees and help innovate for our customers. In short, it’s an important part of our strategy for long-term success.
Together, we can be a part of the solution to end plastic waste. In 2019, our employees collected more than 175,000 pounds of waste from 175 locations worldwide with the help of more than 18,000 volunteers.
By Mary Draves, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer The Dow Chemical Company
Business can learn lessons from nature. In nature, diversity often translates into healthier ecosystems, resilience and improved productivity. Likewise, companies are recognizing that more inclusive business models and collaborations that include diverse actors can drive both economic growth and accelerate impact on addressing our UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Initiatives with the organizing committees of Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 and the IOC enabled carbon reductions in areas such as infrastructure, reforestation, manufacturing and packaging projects
MIDLAND, Mich., February 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Following the completion of annual third-party verification, Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced the reduction of 655,000 tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the equivalent emissions of 139,026 vehicles driven for one year , achieved in 2019 through the Company’s carbon program with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). To date, the cumulative GHG reductions from Dow’s three carbon programs, which include Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 and the IOC programs, have reached more than 5 million tonnes of CO2e.
Collaboration with PPG to offer solutions with reduced GHG emissions to the industrial coatings market and help lessen high maintenance costs of steel infrastructure
MIDLAND, Mich. - February 17, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Announcing the latest contributor under Dow’s Official Carbon Partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dow (NYSE: DOW) is teaming up with PPG (NYSE: PPG) to reduce the carbon impact of anti-corrosion coatings for steel commercial infrastructure.
Dow Inc. CEO Jim Fitterling discusses how his company has been impacted by the U.S.-China trade war and what a phase one trade deal means for the company with CNBC’s Sara Eisen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
When Hurricane Dorian stalled over the Bahamas islands last September, it destroyed everything in its path. The powerful Category 5 hurricane packed 355 km/hr (221 mph) wind gusts and sent a seven-meter wall of water onto the low-lying island. Buildings, homes, and the North Campus of the University of Bahamas suffered extensive damage.