If you can’t do it better, why do it? - Herbert H. Dow

History of Dow's Leadership in Sustainable Chemistry

Herbert H. Dow

It’s been more than 100 years since Herbert H. Dow uttered the words that have become the catalyst for the spirit of innovation at Dow. As part of our business of rearranging atoms and reshaping molecules to create new materials and new technologies, our innovations help contribute to a more sustainable world. Dow has dedicated the past 112 years to advancing science and technology to pioneer innovative chemical products that address the most essential human needs.

The integration of sustainability into our business was a natural step. Dow will always serve its communities by creating value through environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility and economic prosperity. These commitments are an integral part of our drive for sustainability because they help our employees achieve, customers succeed, consumers live better lives, shareholders prosper and communities thrive; everything that helps create a more sustainable world.