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dow chemical

dow chemical

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From dow chemical's site: "At Dow, we have always believed that the role of chemistry is to do more good in the world. Seen this way, the work of chemistry suddenly moves from focusing on the basics of business, products and bottom lines, to life itself. In short, we are committed, through chemistry, to the betterment of global humanity. And it is this commitment that drives all of our strategy for growth and profitability."

tags: manufacturing, chemicals, plastics, agricultural

dow chemical's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Sustainable Value Creation by Chemical Companies sustainable value rank #6 of 7
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #49 of 100
2009 Global Green 100 uptime institute group member
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index 2008 carbon disclosure project group member
U.S. Climate Action Partnership Members u.s. climate action partnership group member
Toxic 100 Index political economy research institute rank #3 of 100
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2008 corporate responsibility officer group member
Corporate Equality Index 2008 human rights campaign group member
project label sector: manufacturing project label rank #45 of 61*
project label overall project label rank #88-tie of 162†

*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

dow chemical's Article Breakdown (84 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Dow Chemical ?

Buying The Vote On G.M.O.’s

From (verified), October 23, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

Supporters of ingredients derived from “genetically modified foods,” which hereafter I’ll call G.M.O.’s — genetically modified organisms — are mostly the chemical companies who make them or other people who make mo...

in this article: dow chemical, dupont, monsanto

Farmer Debunks Corporate Propaganda Against Proposed Law To Label Genetically Modified Food

From (unverified), August 27, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Product Safety, Community Impact, Mission & Values

"Let's be clear. Whether you're a farmer in California or Vermont, or India or Brazil, GMO crops are nothing but trouble. Factor in the cost to the environment, and the cost - and pain - to consumers in related healthcare expenses, GMO...

in this article: pepsico, coca-cola, dow chemical, dupont, monsanto

Pro-GMO Propaganda In California Dismantled By New Cost Study

From (unverified), August 14, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Product Safety, Community Impact, Mission & Values

"Opponents of GMO labeling say it will raise food costs by hundreds of dollars per family when in fact it will likely cause NO cost increase at all!"

in this article: dow chemical, monsanto

Target, Wal-Mart, Others, To Pilot Program For Energy Efficiency In Commercial Building

From (verified), July 21, 2010

Resource Management

3M, Cleveland Clinic, Dow Chemical, Grubb & Ellis, Marriott International, Nissan, Target and Wal-Mart as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will pilot a new program, established by the U.S. and nearly two dozen other countries, ai...

in this article: nissan, wal-mart, dow chemical, target, marriott, 3m

Dow Water & Process Solutions Unveils New Electrodeionization Technology

From (unverified), July 7, 2010

Resource Management

New module aims to lower operating costs by up to 15% for electronics manufacturers, refineries, chemical operations and power generation facilities

in this article: dow chemical

Dow Reduces Energy Intensity 38%

From (verified), July 6, 2010

Resource Management

Dow Chemical reduced the energy intensity of its production efforts by 38 percent between 1990 and 2009, according to a recent statement by the company. Dow plans to increase energy efficiency by an additional 25 percent by 2015, it said, and is dire...

in this article: dow chemical

Dow And BASF Receive Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award For HPPO Technology

From (verified), June 22, 2010

Resource Management

The Dow Chemical Company and BASF received a 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for their jointly developed hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) technology that vastly improves the production process of a key chemical intermedia...

in this article: dow chemical, basf

NASDAQ OMX Adds Dow To Global Sustainability 50 Index

From (verified), June 18, 2010

Resource Management

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced it had been added to the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability 50 Index (Nasdaq:QCRD) for the first time.

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Dow Technology Taps 24 Karat Water Solution For Water Stressed Communities

From (verified), April 22, 2010

Community Impact

As nations around the globe celebrate Earth Day by recognizing the importance of environmental conservation and sustainable living, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) delivers water solutions and technologies to water stressed communities every day...

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Dow Jones To Add 4.1 MW Solar Power System At NJ Campus

From (verified), April 13, 2010

Resource Management

Dow Jones & Company plans to install a 4.1-megawatt (MW) solar-power system at its corporate offices in central New Jersey. The system will be capable of supplying half of the 200-acre campus’s energy needs at peak performance, and on avera...

in this article: dow chemical

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