OFFICIAL CARBON PARTNER OF RIO 2016
Created a Legacy of Low-Carbon, Energy-Efficient Technologies in Latin America
Awards and Recognition
The 2016 Exame Sustainability Guide (Guia Exame de Sustentabilidade) – Dow was highlighted in the Climate Change category for the projects developed through the carbon partnership. In addition, Dow was recognized as a model company for sustainability for the 6th consecutive time. The companies nominated to be listed in the Guide are evaluated by the Center of Sustainability Studies of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation – GVCes (Centro de Estudos em Sustentabilidade da Fundação Getúlio Vargas), a reference institution in Brazil.
“Good Companies” (Empresas do Bem) survey, carried out by IstoÉ Dinheiro magazine – selected Dow’s initiatives for the mitigation of the carbon footprint of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 as examples for other companies and government entities due to their reach and quality.
12th Brazil Environmental Award (Prêmio Brasil Ambiental), from the American Chamber of Commerce in Rio de Janeiro.
Dow receives the 2016 Eco Award (Prêmio Eco 2016), from the American Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo in partnership with O Estado de São Paulo newspaper, recognizing the best corporate sustainability practices.
Dow was also highlighted in the Atmospheric Emissions and Sustainability Processes categories, respectively, both for its strategy in mitigating the carbon footprint of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and for Dow’s view of sustainability as a business driver in Latin America.