Dow Releases 2017 Sustainability Report – Learn More Now
The Dow Chemical Company is a part of the DowDupont Holding Company (DWDP), a business that is focused on agriculture, materials science and specialty product sectors that seeks to lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges.
The Dow Chemical Company has released its 2017 Sustainability Report which discusses the progress the company has made towards its 2025 Sustainability Goals. The employees of Dow not only have been taking steps towards the sustainability goals, but have also been working towards more transformative ways to do business.
Things to note from the report inlude:
- Dow generated $120 million in value for “Valuing Nature” projects
- Annual targets for “World Leading Operations” indicators were reached or exceeded
- Over 3,000 employees served as STEM ambassadors, improving opportunities for more than 380,000 students
- Products that addressed world challenges made up 59% of sales
- The goal of zero serious transportation incidents in 2017 was achieved
- Collaboration to combat ocean waste were set in motion
Jim Fitterling, chief executive officer-elect, Dow stated, “With our ambitious 2025 Sustainability Goals, we have committed to make a difference and to help redefine the role of business in society. We will continue to drive science- and technology-based solutions for key global challenges such as marine debris, carbon emissions and water availability, collaborating alongside our customers, governments, NGOs and other important stakeholders.”
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