Title: Lead EHS & Sustainability Manager
Business: Global EH&S and Sustainability
Han Zhang, is the Lead EHS & Sustainability Manager for Global EH&S and Sustainability and is responsible for:
- Dow’s sustainability reporting, including Dow’s Annual Sustainability Report, 2015 Sustainability Goals quarterly update, and Dow’s annual submission to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
- Annual evaluation of Dow’s Sustainable Chemistry Index, which measures each of Dow’s business units and their progress toward the 2015 Sustainable Chemistry Goal
- Development of Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals
Prior to being named Lead EHS & Sustainability Manager, Zhang served as an engineer for Phillips 66 focusing on biofuel development, strategic implementation of alternative energy plans, and life cycle assessment. Prior to this, Zhang held various positions at ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil as life cycle assessment analyst and engineer.
Zhang currently serves as an External Advisory Board member for the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan and Industry Committee member for the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment.
Zhang earned his doctorate degree in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment from the University of Michigan in 2009. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University. Zhang also received a certificate in MBA Essentials and Entrepreneurship from U-M’s Ross School of Business (2009) and a Rackham certificate of graduate studies in Spatial Analysis (2009).