Dow Sustainability Report 2019

Dow Sustainability Report 2019

With the publication of this report, we are announcing new, progressive, multi-decade targets around advancing a circular economy and climate protection. Building on our 2025 Sustainability Goals, these targets are designed to put us on a path to achieve carbon neutrality, eliminate plastic waste in our environment and increase our positive impacts for our customers, society and our business.

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Investing in Renewable Energy Benefits the Environment and Business
Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.
Aug 10, 2020 2:00 PM ET
Dow Giving New Life to Old Mattresses
If stacked, mattresses discarded in Europe every year would exceed the height of Mount Everest – by 678 times1. Approximately 30 million mattresses are thrown away, and most of this bulky, non-biodegradable waste-stream ends up in the landfill. Through its ...
Jul 31, 2020 2:30 PM ET
Finding New Value in Old Plastics
What if old plastic bottles and wrappers became key ingredients in creating new ones? Through our partnership with Fuenix Ecogy, we’re taking hard-to-recycle plastics to create new polymers for packaging for food and other items. FROM RENEWABLE FEEDSTOCK TO FOOD PACKAGING Brand owners and consumers want to use more recyclable and renewable...
Jul 9, 2020 4:35 PM ET
Our World Is Telling Us Something
We’re taking action by collaborating and investing in global efforts to take care of our world – addressing climate change, plastic waste, and inequality simultaneously.
Jun 19, 2020 12:00 PM ET
Dow Sets Targets to Reduce GHG Emissions, Stop Plastic Waste, and Drive Toward a Circular Economy
Company to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 One million metric tons of plastic to be collected, reused or recycled by 2030 100% of Dow products sold into packaging applications to be reusable or recyclable by 2035 Issued 2019 Sustainability Report demonstrating commitment to accountability and transparency
Jun 18, 2020 1:00 PM ET