Dow Wins Ten Prestigious 2017 R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine


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  • Dow Launches #PullingOurWeight Cleanup Campaign at More Than 50 Locations Worldwide

    To date, Dow employees have removed more than 40,000 pounds of waste from waterways. Read More

  • Rich Helling Receives Rita Schenck Lifetime Achievement Award for Life Cycle Assessment Contributions

    Dr. Richard Helling was awarded the Rita Schenck Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA). Read More

  • Dow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges

    The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) sent 43 of its global leaders to Mumbai, India this week to address pressing local challenges related to sustainable housing, environmental cleanup, diversity and inclusion, circular economy, and education and career readiness as part of its sixth-annual Leadership in Action (LIA) program. Read More

  • Dow Unveils Its Blueprint for Sustainable Watershed Management

    The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) today unveiled its Blueprint for Sustainable Watershed Management to a multi-stakeholder session of The CEO Water Mandate. Read More

  • Dow Launches Collaborative Blueprint for Unlocking Carbon Reductions

    The collaborative blueprint is the foundation of the Dow-IOC Official Carbon Partnership announced in 2017 Read More

  • Abhishek Roy Invited to Join NASEM’s New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

    Abhishek Roy, PhD, principal research scientist at The Dow Chemical Company, has been invited to join the inaugural cohort of New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Read More

  • Award-winning EVOLV3D™ Universal Support Material from Dow Enables Sustainable 3D Printing Innovation

    To address longstanding 3D printing design, prototyping and manufacturing challenges, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), has developed EVOLV3D™ Universal Support Material (USM), which is now initially commercially available through Taulman 3D Printing Materials. Read More

  • Dow’s Steven Swier to Receive 15th Annual SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal

    Research Scientist to be honored by the Society of Chemical Industry

    The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), America Group, announced today that Dr. Steven Swier of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) will be awarded the 15th annual SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal. Read More

  • Dow Announces Construction Manager for Innovation Center

    New Innovation Center – home to more than 200 jobs – is a focus of Dow’s $121 million investment in the Great Lakes Bay Region

    The Dow Chemical Company is pleased to announce the selection of Spence Brothers as the Construction Manager collaborating with Shaheen Development to deliver a world class Innovation Center for Dow, following a thorough and formal bidding process. Together they form a group with unmatched capabilities to exceed Dow expectations. The Great Lakes Bay Region is the home to both companies, and they have a strong commitment to working with local suppliers and subcontractors. Read More

  • On World Water Day, Dow Encourages Conversations Around Sustainable Water Strategies

    World Water Day, on March 22, is a day to focus attention on the importance of water, and to inspire people to manage water more effectively in the future. As part of this effort, Dow is seeking to build on the conversation by sharing the story of its journey toward more sustainable water management. Read More

  • Dow Technology Recognized with 2018 JEC Innovation Award

    The new carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) rear wall structure developed for the Audi A8 and powered by Dow has won the JEC Innovation Award in the Automotive Process Category. Read More

  • Dow and State Key Laboratory of Environmental Criteria and Risk Assessment Sign Memorandum of Understanding

    The Dow Chemical Company and the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Criteria and Risk Assessment signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today in Beijing. Under the terms of the agreement, the two parties will collaborate in the fields of environmental criteria and standards and ecological protection in terms of scientific research, policy counsel, technical service, and applications, in addition to training and coaching sessions. Read More

  • Dow Unveils New Product Line of High-Performance Materials for 3D Printing

    The Dow Chemical Company, a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), will unveil its EVOLV3D™ platform for 3D printing from November 14-17 at FormNext 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read More

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    Dow Global Leader Eunice Heath Named to Forty Women to Watch Over 40 List for Driving Diversity in STEM and Sustainability

    Women make up less than 30 percent of the science and engineering workforce, and diverse cultural backgrounds in STEM are vastly under-represented. One woman driving increased diversity for Dow is global environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) director, Eunice Heath, whose efforts earned her a coveted spot on this year's Forty Women to Watch over 40 list. Read More

  • Dow Wins ICIS Best Process Innovation Award for Enhanced Olefins Process Fluidized Catalytic Dehydrogenation (FCDh) Technology

    DowDuPont Materials Science, the business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) to be named Dow, was awarded the ICIS Best Process Innovation for its patented Fluidized Catalytic Dehydrogenation (FCDh) technology. Read More

  • Dow Provides Solutions and Education to Promote Healthy Living through Handwashing

    More than one million people are killed by water, sanitation and hygiene-related disease each year. Read More

  • Three Dow Technologies Win 2017 Sustainability Awards from the Business Intelligence Group

    Three breakthrough, sustainable innovations from DowDuPont Materials Science, the business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) to be named Dow, are winners in the Business Intelligence Group 2017 Sustainability Awards program. Read More

  • Dow Saudi Arabia Company and Saudi Food Bank sign MOU to Collaborate on Promoting Food Waste Reduction, Food Preservation and “Healthy Eating”

    Dow Saudi Arabia Company, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and the Saudi Food Bank (Eta’am) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the promotion of food waste reduction, food preservation and “healthy eating” in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read More

  • Dow’s Mark Jones and Al Ribes Named 2017 American Chemical Society Fellows

    Two scientists of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) have been named 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows. Read More

  • Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year

    Three innovative technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are finalists for the 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards. Read More

  • Dow’s Teresa Karjala Named SPE Fellow

    Teresa Karjala, principal research scientist of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow) for Packaging and Specialty Plastics, was elected a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Read More

  • Dow’s Cory Valente Receives ACS 2017 Stanley C. Israel Award

    Cory Valente, Ph.D., research and development and Strategic Recruiting and Research Assignments Program leader, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was named the ACS Central Region’s 2017 recipient of the Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. Read More

  • Dow Receives 11th U.S. EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Koehler Paper Group are the recipients of a 2017 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. Read More

  • Dow Commends EPA for Increasing Chemical Review Efficiency

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) issued the following statement recognizing the progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase the throughput of new chemical pre-manufacturing notices under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 5, the “New Chemicals Program,” as updated by the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act (LCSA): Read More

  • Dow’s David Zimmer Honored as Responsible Care® Employee of the Year

    David Zimmer, the recently retired Performance Monomer Technology Center director for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has been awarded the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Responsible Care® Employee of the Year award. Read More

  • Dow Highlights Progress in Redefining the Role of Business in Society in 2016 Sustainability Report

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, laying a solid foundation with strong first-year results since announcing its 2025 Sustainability Goals. Read More

  • Dow Showcases Collaboration and Innovation at SB’17 Detroit

    Company will highlight the value of collaboration and innovation in advancing sustainability and redefining the role of business in society

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), a lead sponsor of Sustainable Brands 2017 (SB’17) Detroit, will highlight the value of innovation and collaboration under the umbrella of “Redefining the Role of Business in Society.” Read More

  • Dow Earns Two 2017 Edison Awards for Breakthrough Technologies

    Two innovative products from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) recently received 2017 Edison Awards. The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. Read More

  • 2,000 Dow Volunteers and New Technology Set the Stage for 2017 Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

    This year, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Habitat for Humanity enter their 35th year of partnership and will add new technologies to help make communities healthier and homes more sustainable for families in need of decent and affordable housing. Read More

  • Dow Recognized as Top 100 Global Innovator for Sixth Consecutive Year

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it was recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics for the sixth consecutive year. Formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators, the list annually recognizes the most innovative organizations in the world. Read More

  • Dow to Invest in New, Michigan-based Innovation Center, Supporting New R&D Jobs Aligned to U.S. Economic Growth

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it will invest in a new, state-of-the-art innovation center in Midland, Michigan. The innovation center will support approximately 200 research and development jobs in Michigan, including 100 newly created jobs while repatriating 100 jobs from other Dow facilities throughout the globe to Midland. Read More

  • Dow Named to Forbes Inaugural “Just 100” List as One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has been named to Forbes’ inaugural “JUST 100: America’s Best Corporate Citizens in 2016” list – recognizing the Company’s strategic vision and actions to deliver long-term value to society as a whole while earning the right to operate. Read More

  • Dow’s Energy Efficiency Innovations Support Advancement of Green Technology Development in China

    Multiple technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) have been recommended for use in projects supported by the U.S.-China Building Efficiency and Green Development Fund. Read More

  • Dow Wins Seven Prestigious 2016 R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) received seven prestigious R&D 100 Awards from R&D Magazine for revolutionary technologies recently introduced to the market. Read More

  • Dow Joins Smart Cities Council to Help Global Cities Become More Sustainable

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it will join the Smart Cities Council, an alliance of companies collaborating to deliver frameworks and solutions for smarter cities. Read More

  • Dow Chairman and CEO Liveris Honored by Appeal of Conscience Foundation

    Andrew N. Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), received the 2016 Appeal of Conscience Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation Monday evening at the Foundation’s awards dinner in New York. Read More

  • Dow commits $2.8 million toward collaborative efforts to reduce marine debris

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it has committed to spend $2.8 million over the next two years to drive solutions that address global marine debris and litter. Read More

  • Dow Works with Government, NGOs and Academic Partners to Meet Sustainability Challenges in the Philippines

    Forty employees from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), representing 25 sites in 16 different countries departed for Cebu, Philippines on September 3 to join NGOs, social entrepreneurs, universities and government agencies to address pressing local challenges. Read More

  • Dow Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the 16th Year

    Today, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) was once again recognized as a sustainability leader in the chemical industry by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) – marking the 16th time Dow has been named to the prestigious global benchmark. Read More

  • Three Innovative Dow Technologies Short-listed for 2016 IChemE Global Awards

    Two innovative products and one project of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are finalists in the 2016 Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global Awards. Read More

  • Dow Highlights Progress in Addressing Global Challenges in 2015 Sustainability Report

    Report concludes strong results over the ten years of Dow’s second decade of sustainability goals Read More

  • Dow, CH2M and Smithsonian Partner to Empower STEM Educators

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and CH2M are partnering with the Smithsonian Science Education Center to empower 34 teachers from five states to participate in the 2016 Dow-CH2M Smithsonian Teacher Scholar Program. Read More

  • Dow is First Company to Receive Trading License in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) recently became the first company to receive a trading license from the Government of Saudi Arabia, allowing 100 percent ownership in the country’s trading sector, expanding Dow’s long history of partnership and investment in the Kingdom. Read More

  • Dow Receives Its 10th Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

    Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is the recipient of a Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its Instinct® nitrogen stabilizer. Read More

  • Dow Completes Strategic Ownership Restructuring of Dow Corning Corporation

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced the successful completion of the transaction to restructure the ownership of Dow Corning. Read More

  • Dow Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation Circular Economy 100

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) is the latest global company to join the Circular Economy 100 (CE100), the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s pre-competitive innovation program. Read More

  • Dow Increases Clean Energy Targets Aligned to 2025 Goals

    Today, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) advances its vision to accelerate the development of cost-effective clean energy alternatives and reduce carbon emissions by increasing its clean energy target from 400 MW to 750 MW by 2025. Read More

  • Dow Announces Post-Close Leadership of Dow Corning Corporation

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Dow Corning Corporation today announced that Robert D. (Bob) Hansen, chairman, chief executive officer and president, has announced his intention to retire from Dow Corning Corporation upon the completion of Dow’s ownership restructure transaction with Corning, Inc., which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2016. Read More

  • Dow’s Peter Trefonas, Ph.D., to Receive Prestigious Perkin Medal

    The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), America Group, announced today that Peter Trefonas, Ph.D., corporate fellow in Electronic Materials at The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has won the 2016 SCI Perkin Medal. Read More

  • Dow open to collaborative approaches to meet global sustainability challenges

    The chemical industry is facing several challenges in the volatile and globalised world in which it presently operates, and arguably nothing is as vital as ensuring a sustainable future for itself. Read More

  • Chemical Industry Can Be A Driver Of Sustainable Change

    According to Neil Hawkins, Chief Sustainability Officer, Dow, the need for global sustainability represents an opportunity for the chemical industry. Read More

  • Redefining the Role of Business to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

    This month, as the UN launches its new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we must look to the private sector for leadership in achieving them. Read More

  • 2014 Sustainability Highlights

    2014 marked best-ever performance on many of Dow’s 2015 Sustainability Goals. Explore this infographic to learn more about the great sustainability strides made by Dow in 2014. Read More

  • Dow Reports First Quarter Results 2016

    On April 28, 2016, Dow reported its First Quarter earnings. Dow Delivers 14th Consecutive Quarter of Year-Over-Year Operating EPS, EBITDA and EBITDA Margin Expansion. Read More

  • With 100 Days to Rio 2016, Dow Solutions Are Helping Brazil Deliver A Successful Olympic Games and A Sustainable Legacy

    As the countdown clock marks 100 days to the Opening Ceremony of the first Olympic Games in South America, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games and Official Carbon Partner of Rio 2016 is helping Rio de Janeiro to deliver an unforgettable event. Read More

  • Dow and Russell Collaborate on Wearable Technology Featuring Intellifresh™-Powered Apparel

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Russell Brands, LLC are announcing a collaboration to provide advanced odor and freshness protection to apparel performance products using Dow’s patented SILVADUR™ technology. Products treated with this technology will feature the Intellifresh™ brand Read More

  • Dow Honored at 2016 Edison Awards

    Dow Building and Construction, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was honored at the 2016 Edison Awards in the Energy and Sustainability category with a gold for their LIQUIDARMOR™ CM Flashing and Sealant. Read More

  • Three Dow Researchers Named Fellows of the Society of Plastics Engineers

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that researchers Bharat Chaudhary, Ph.D., Stéphane Costeux, Ph.D. and Mridula (Babli) Kapur, Ph.D. have been elected as fellows of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Read More

  • Creating Safer, More Sustainable Communities

    Making sure that communities where we operate are safe is an integral part of our sustainability goals. Read More

  • Dow and Heritage Conservancy Collaborate to Preserve Croydon Woods in Bucks County

    Heritage Conservancy and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are collaborating to preserve Croydon Woods, located between Bristol and Croydon, Pennsylvania. As part of this collaboration, Heritage Conservancy acquires the 80-acre parcel of the land from Rohm and Haas Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow, which was transferred for preservation purposes and will remain green space in perpetuity. Croydon Woods is one of the last remaining wooded wetland forests in the region and the transfer also received support from Bucks County and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Read More

  • Dow Solutions Sustainable Santa

    This year, Dow launched its 2025 Sustainability Goals, which aim to help lead the transition to a more sustainable planet and society. In the spirit of the Goals and the holidays, we took on one of the most festive sustainability challenges of all: Santa Claus. Here, we show how Dow products and solutions could help make his suit, workshop, sleigh and snacks better for people and the planet. Read More

  • Our Human Element Heroes

    Dow scientist-heroes like Dave Bank help solve complex challenges, enhance Dow’s reputation, and fuel our growth. Read More

  • Science of Soap: 'Clean Tech' Innovation Prevents Infection, Saves Lives

    Washing hands with soap is a proven way to prevent the spread of life-threatening diseases, especially among children. Read More

  • Sustainability External Advisory Council (SEAC)

    SEAC is a group of outside experts who provide Dow with a unique perspective on sustainability issues. Read More

  • Sustainability- At The Core of All We Do

    Our approach to “Sustainable Chemistry” minimizes our footrprint every step of the way, but also provides value to customers. Read More

  • Revolutionary Program to Convert Previously Non-Recycled Plastics into Energy Launches in the Omaha Area

    Hefty Energy Bag - a unique program designed to convert previously non-recycled plastics into energy, recently launched in the Omaha area. Plastics collected through the program will be sorted at a local recycling facility and converted into energy used in cement production. Read More


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