Corporate Citizenship

At Dow, we believe in the power of Solutionism to change the world. We place a high value on listening to our communities and strive not just to be a good neighbor, but a global corporate citizen. Our promise is our most vital product and through authentic relationships we are building better, stronger, more sustainable communities in the places where we do business.

Dow's established corporate citizenship program illustrates our commitments through preserving and investing in communities, creating products to advance human progress, and generating shared value through philanthropic efforts around the world.

STEM Education

STEM education builds the workforce of tomorrow by empowering teachers, motivating student achievement, and developing careers. Learn more.



Dow Sustainability Corps

Dow supports sustainable development projects in emerging geographies through Dow Sustainability Corps (DSC). Learn more. 

Community Outreach

Community outreach has been an essential element of The Dow Chemical Company since our founding in 1897. Learn more. 

The Dow Chemical Company Foundation

Established in 1979, The Dow Chemical Company Foundation contributes to a more sustainable world by supporting charitable initiatives focused on community success, science education and environmental stewardship. The Foundation is a separately governed, private foundation designed to carry out the charitable efforts of Dow, and is the primary funding source for Dow charitable donations. In 2013, contributions of The Dow Chemical Company Foundation totaled $21.5 million dollars globally, as well as an additional $6 million granted in product donations.


Key Collaborations
Collaboration is the cornerstone of our broad, philanthropic approach. We believe that what one entity can do well, many can do even better. This approach guides our decision-making as we engage with multiple organizations to identify sustainable solutions for our global community. Some of our key strategic collaborations are described below.