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Dow Chemical Company

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Area: 5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Basins: Arabian Sea (253) (Indus)
Arkansas & White River
Bay of Bengal (254) (Krishna)
Gulf of Mexico (450) (Rio Grande)
North Atlantic (447) (Delaware River)
North Atlantic (448) (St. Johns River)
North Pacific (446) (San Joaquin & Sacramento)
South Atlantic (352) (Rio das Velhas)
South Atlantic (353) (Uruguay River)
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Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
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Chemicals Management
Services Offered: Communications & outreach
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Org. Type: Business
Org. Size: Small (10 - 99 Employees)
Industry Sector: Materials
Resources: Dow and The Nature Conservancy: Ecosystem Services Identification & Inventory Tool
Language: English
Org. Website: www.dow.com
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 92%
Coalition: No

Organization Overview

The Dow Chemical Company, commonly referred to as Dow, was an American multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan, United States, and the predecessor of the merged company DowDuPont.

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Partner Projects

At our Terneuzen site in the Netherlands, progress continues in achieving 100% water circularity by 2024. This would eliminate withdrawals of fresh river water from the Biesbosch area near the confluence of the Rhine and Meuse rivers, which is also … Learn More

"In June 2020, Dow, Evides, U Gent and HZ University of Applied Sciences (Vlissingen, Netherlands) launched a new EU Horizon 2020 project entitled AquaSPICE. This project involves 29 partners throughout Europe who aim to materialize circular water use in European … Learn More

The Dow Seadrift site treats around 5 million gallons of industrial wastewater every day. In 1996, this project converted 110 acres of existing water treatment pond into constructed wetlands to treat suspended solids, primarily algae. The project cost about $1.4 … Learn More

Dow collaborated with Restore the Earth Foundation, Inc. to plant 200 acres of bald cypress in the Point-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area of Montegut, Louisiana, marking the start of this joint initiative, developed under Dow’s Official Carbon Partnership with the International … Learn More

Dow has converted 5 plants to produce hand sanitizer and pledged $3 m for COVID-19 relief. At maximum production capacity, the 5 plants are expected to produce over 400,000 pounds of hand sanitizer which will be donated to hospitals and … Learn More

The fire suppression system used to be tested on a weekly basis for 30 minutes using monitors at 350 GPM, which implied 1,872 m3 of water used per year approx. Now, weekly tests are conducted during the same time frame, … Learn More

Anteriormente, las pruebas semanales del sistema contra incendios se realizaban durante 30 min usando monitores a 350 GPM, generando un uso total de 1’872 m3 anuales aprox. Actualmente, las pruebas semanales se realizan durante el mismo margen de tiempo, con … Learn More

To address persistent dioxane contamination in groundwater and prevent further migration of the pollutant, Dow planted 240 poplar trees using a special technique to provide phytoremediation of the groundwater. Learn More

Union Carbide Corporation of Dow Chemical Company redeveloped a 47 acre parcel of land that had been used for industrial purposes with sustainable landscaping, including planting native grasses and shrubs, to redevelop the area as a greenbelt to meet all … Learn More

Dow has developed a coordinated plan for safely returning employees and contractors to work. The corporate Crisis Management Team will oversee the process globally while regional crisis management teams will implement it according to a phased strategy, coordinating with local … Learn More

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