A founding member of the U.N. Global Compact CEO Water Mandate, Dow plays a leading role in promoting sustainable water use policies and practices. As part of the Company’s leadership at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Dow CEO Andrew Liveris signed a communiqué to attending leaders, calling for greater collaboration between government, the private sector, civil society and other stakeholders help solve the global water crisis.
Dow has helped implement the CEO Water Mandate by developing water conservation programs that have enabled the company to become more energy-efficient and decrease its global footprint. The Company has also delivered technologies to make water purification available in water-scarce areas in Africa and India, and partnered with stakeholders to implement water-reduction and cost-saving technology at one of its largest manufacturing site located in Texas.View the communiqué