Reports & Studies

Dow Sustainability Report 2019

As one of the world’s leading materials science companies, we are committed to using science-based solutions and acting collaboratively to help lead the transition to a more sustainable society.

Our sustainability reporting reflects our commitment to continuous improvement, leadership and transparency.

Our approach to reporting

We are committed to frequent and transparent reporting about our sustainability challenges, successes and progress.

Dow regularly engages with stakeholders to identify material issues and how they impact our value chain.

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We follow the Global Reporting Initiative framework in addition to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

Our reporting is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Comprehensive Option. Furthermore, we are committed to ensuring our sustainability reporting is third-party verified.

A message from Chief Sustainability Officer Mary Draves

“We know that the more we integrate sustainability into how we do business, the bigger the positive impact we can have on the planet and the communities where we live and work.”

Mary Draves
Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety

Read the docs

Plastics in the Circular Economy

15 June 2020 – Chemical Recycling Commitments and Incentives, Deep Sea Plastic, Greece Plastic Ban, NY Composting

12 June 2020 – Michigan Waste, Definitions, Greenpeace Malaysia, Tax and Voluntary Schemes, Shell Sustainable and Circular Plastics News

7 June 2020 – Industry 4.0, PEF, Perstorp, Timber and Chemical Recycling

5 June 2020 – Woodly, Plastic-Free Masks, Plastic Tax, UK & US Survey, Biodegradable War, Spain

3 June 2020 – Chemical Recycling Europe, Sustainability on Hold, Lyondellbasell, Ikea, Covestro

2 June 2020 – EU and Compostable Plastics, Biodegradable Additives, RWDC, Black Plastic, Oxo

1 June 2020 – Nestle, Denmark, Weather, Mitsui, Plastic Free July, Compost Shortage

31 May 2020 – Iowa, Zalando, Sabic, South Africa, Dow and Mondelez

29 May 2020 – China Scandal, Mitsubishi, Tyres, Flexible Packaging, Sargassum, Canada Lignin

27 May 2020 – SK Chemical, Borealis, Omya, Stora Enso, UPM, Dow and Good Natured


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