Initiatives & Partnerships

Chemistry is changing the world – drinkable water, clean and affordable energy, nutritious food. Dow wants to connect the world with chemistry, with the wonder of the elements. We are proud to provide leadership around the world – through initiatives, sponsorships and partnerships – to communicate the power of chemistry and encourage further collaboration and innovation.

Corporate Citizenship

At Dow, we place a high value on listening to our communities and strive not just to be a good neighbor, but a global corporate citizen. Learn more.

Dow Promise

It started as a vision - the vision of Dow employees to positively impact African-American communities near Dow locations, where economic and educational challenges may be barriers to success. Learn more.

Habitat for Humanity

The connection began as an employee volunteer effort in 1983. Today, Dow’s involvement with Habitat for Humanity is extensive and international. Learn more.

United Way

For decades, Dow employees have been passionately involved in United Way campaigns and volunteer efforts throughout the country. Learn more.


TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) is an industry-wide effort led by Dow with a mission to keep communities safe. Learn more.

BEST Symposium

This annual Dow conference introduces African American, Hispanic, and Native American doctoral and postdoctoral scientists to careers in industrial research. Learn more.

Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA)

SISCA encourages university students from around the world to use science in ways that promote social and environmental responsibility. Learn more.

Worldwide Olympic Partner

Dow has a long history of advancing the Olympics through innovative and sustainable projects. Learn more.


Dow has been a long-time supporter of the goals of STEM, the academic disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Learn more.


The Diamond Symposium is a three-day event intended to expose exceptional African American, Latino, and American Indian undergraduate students majoring in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Accounting/Finance, and Business Administration/Marketing to career opportunities within Dow. Learn more.

Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH is a unique global program that combines classroom instruction with hands-on experience to provide transitioning students with moderate developmental disabilities a total workplace immersion. Learn more.