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Making Our Operations Less Carbon Intensive

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Products made by chemistry are vital to many low-carbon technologies, including the “built environment,” medicine and mobility. Yet the industrial processes to make these products are both energy and CO2-intensive.

As we hold ourselves accountable for contributing to a lower-carbon future, we continue to optimize our manufacturing operations, a journey we’ve been on for decades. In addition, we are looking to implement transitional technologies and innovate next-generation technologies for emissions-free manufacturing.

Aligning to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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This year marks the start of the Decade of Action to deliver the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. It is a critical period to accelerate responses to the world’s greatest challenges – from ensuring food security to reversing climate change.

Valuing Nature To Fight Climate Change

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Dow has teamed up with Restore the Earth Foundation to revitalize and restore the world’s oldest and most powerful carbon capture technology – nature’s forests. In support of our Official Carbon Partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), we replanted 400 acres of native bald cypress trees in the Pointe-au-Chenes Wildlife Management Area to help restore the Mississippi River Basin.

Dow Reaches Midpoint of “Valuing Nature” Goal; Company Continues To Deliver Environmental and Financial Value Through 2025 Sustainability Goals

Dow reaches $500MM in savings toward its $1 billion target from projects that are good for business and for ecosystems
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MIDLAND, Mich., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced recently it has reached a major milestone, achieving $500 million of savings from its “Valuing Nature” goal, halfway to its 2025 Sustainability Goal to deliver $1 billion in business value from projects that enhance nature.

Working With Nature: Improving Ecosystems and Business Costs

By demonstrating the value of natural capital, our goal is to inspire actions that accelerate adoption of green infrastructure solutions around the globe.
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Five years ago, Dow made a big bet. This bet was based on the premise that there was a lot of unaccounted value from nature, and a lot of nature-based solutions to be discovered for business problems.

Dow Cares

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

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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

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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

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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.

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