The Dow Chemical Company believes that respect for the dignity, rights and aspirations of all people is a cornerstone of business excellence.

This position, integral to Dow Values and Code of Business Conduct, extends to every Dow employee and to all people who work at any of Dow's facilities around the world. We also expect our business partners to embrace similar values and standards.

Dow's Values and Code of Business Conduct are influenced by and reflect the fundamental principles described in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We respect the sovereignty of governments around the world and the responsibility of governments to protect the human rights of its citizens. Dow also has a significant role to play by ensuring compliance to local laws, regulations and customs.

Living the values of Integrity and Respect for People is core to the way we do business. Global enforcement of Dow's Code of Business Conduct is fundamental to our human rights position and performance.