Delivering a SustainableFuture Through Innovation         Dr. Theresa Kotanchek         Vice President for Sustainable    ...
Breakthroughs toWorld Challenges Sustainability is about our relationship with the world & how we               contribute...
The World Needs Energy-2010 Primary Energy                                    Electricity Losses 154 EJ536 Exajoules (EJ) ...
The Fate of CarbonOil Refining                Chemical Production                             Natural                     ...
Chemical IndustryHow to Lower Carbon Footprint1. Move to alternative FEEDSTOCKS that are   readily available and require l...
Dow’s 2010 Investments in        Energy Technologies        Net Present Value                                             ...
Alternate Energy Options
Ask the Right Questions • What is the material balance? • What is the energy balance? • What is the cost? • Is it sustaina...
Feedstock Oxidation States                             9
Energy Cost$/MM BTU         $/gal            cent/lb          cent/lb          $/ton   $/bbl     $/gal      $/ton      $/B...
Sugar Cane to Polyethylene Viability            Global Environment                                                        ...
Potential for Solar EnergySolar Capture Process          W/m2        EfficiencySugar Cane to Ethanol           0.60       ...
Alternative Sources                        Crystalline-Silicon PhotovoltaicsPolysilicon                                   ...
Alternative Sources        Concentrated Solar Power                                DOWTHERM™ A                            ...
Innovations for Tomorrow                       Green Home                 Power your home                  with your homeW...
Dow Participation in Thin Film PVCuInGaSe                                                    Overmold                     ...
Transforming PV – The Automotive Analogy                              Weight Savings =                              1.5 lb...
Dow Solar Solutions:Delivering More Affordable Solar Energy                       POWERHOUSETM Solar Shingle    ENERGY    ...
Energy Efficiency – The Net Zero Home                                            WEATHERMATE™ SILL SEALPOWERHOUSE™ Solar S...
Dow Building Solutions:Next Generation Wall Systems                       STYROFOAM SIS™ Structural Insulation Sheathing  ...
Dow Coating Materials:Formaldehyde Abatement TRANSPORTATION     Breakthrough Formaldehyde Abatement Technology& INFRASTRUC...
Accelerating Breakthroughs in        Ultra Low-VOC Coatings#1 in Emulsion Polymers                       Rapid Innovation....
Dow Water & Process Solutions:Ensure Clean, Safe Water                       Water Leadership                          Val...
Alternative Sources           Energy Storage MaterialsMining     Materials      Components   Cells   Packs   Application  ...
Systems Thinking is a Competitive Advantage• Ultra low viscosity• High heat resistance• Hydrocarbon based                 ...
Wind Power Solutions                                             Needs                                               • Str...
Energy Efficiency – Dow Processes                                                                                         ...
Energy + Carbon = Value• Carbon constrained economy exists today• Companies that can adapt and partner to  provide total s...
Our Innovations Are Aligned To              Global Megatrends                TRANSPORTATION &                    HEALTH & ...
Clean Technology & Sustainability Are          Central to Our BusinessDow Electronic Materials                         Dow...
Latin America Growth Domains                                            Energy Storage  Wind           Solar       Lightwe...
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Presentation by Theresa Kotanchek, vice president for sustainable technologies and innovation sourcing, Dow Chemical

  1. 1. Delivering a SustainableFuture Through Innovation Dr. Theresa Kotanchek Vice President for Sustainable Technologies and Innovation Sourcing The Dow Chemical Company November 2010
  2. 2. Breakthroughs toWorld Challenges Sustainability is about our relationship with the world & how we contribute to solving its challenges. Energy Climate Water Health Transportation Change & & Nutrition Infrastructure
  3. 3. The World Needs Energy-2010 Primary Energy Electricity Losses 154 EJ536 Exajoules (EJ) Petroleum 180 EJ Residential 56 EJ Coal 148 EJ Commercial & Industrial 225 EJNatural Gas 125 EJ Nuclear 31 EJRenewables 52 EJ Transportation 101 EJ The chemical industry uses 38 EJ (8% of world consumption) Adapted from EIA Energy Outlook May 2009, and IEA: Chemical & Petrochemical Sector 2009
  4. 4. The Fate of CarbonOil Refining Chemical Production Natural Fuel Uses Fuel Uses = 49% Gas, = 94% Oil Naphtha, 180 EJ Fuel Oil, Coal & Contained in Asphalt, Biomass Products Lubes, = 51% Waxes 38 EJ = 4% Chemical Feedstocks = 2% EIA 2004 Refining Data and IEA Energy Technology Transitions for Industry 2009.
  5. 5. Chemical IndustryHow to Lower Carbon Footprint1. Move to alternative FEEDSTOCKS that are readily available and require less intensive processing2. Develop alternative POWER SOURCES for industry & consumers3. Develop energy SAVING products so that fossil fuel use is decreased
  6. 6. Dow’s 2010 Investments in Energy Technologies Net Present Value R&D Investment in 2010:(non risk adjusted) >$400 MM (risk adjusted) ~$7.5 B ~$2 B Alternative Alternative Energy Sources Feedstock Efficiency Efficiency Sources Feedstock
  7. 7. Alternate Energy Options
  8. 8. Ask the Right Questions • What is the material balance? • What is the energy balance? • What is the cost? • Is it sustainable? • Have we defined proper control volumes? For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. - Richard Feynman
  9. 9. Feedstock Oxidation States 9
  10. 10. Energy Cost$/MM BTU $/gal cent/lb cent/lb $/ton $/bbl $/gal $/ton $/Bu $/gal cent/kWh Poly- Gasoline Ethanol Electricity Nat. gas Ethane Ethylene Coal Crude RBOB Biomass Corn wholesale all sectors ethylene May 2010 prices and last 2 years price density; Source: Dow. USA Middle East Brazil
  11. 11. Sugar Cane to Polyethylene Viability Global Environment Brazil Bz Profitability Profitability US Bz Bz US US price Bz Brazil price Bz Brazil costFebruary 2010 Prices and last two years price density; Source: Dow.
  12. 12. Potential for Solar EnergySolar Capture Process W/m2 EfficiencySugar Cane to Ethanol 0.60 0.30% Average Solar Radiation 1990-2004Energy Crop - Fermentation 0.70 0.32%US Corn to Ethanol (gross) 0.32 0.16%Algenol 4.0 2.0%Wind Farm 4.0 2.0% Total solar energy on landConcentrated Solar 3.2 1.6% = 697,000 EJ/yearPV cell (10%) 20 10% 1300 x world needs!“I’d put my money on the sun and solarenergy. What a source of power! I hope Issues:we don’t have to wait until oil and coalrun out before we tackle that.” •Intermittency Thomas Edison 1931 •Cost Adapted from Mines ParisTech / Armines ©2006
  13. 13. Alternative Sources Crystalline-Silicon PhotovoltaicsPolysilicon Module System Ingot Wafer Cell(Feedstock) DW&PS Perf. Fluids Binders Spec FilmsIon exchange resin— Cutting fluid. Next Binder for Al, Ag Flexible frontsheet,catalyst for by- generation product paste for cell Encapsulant, andproduct recycle development metallization. backsheet Perf. Fluids Cleaners Metallization Additives Perf. FluidsHTTF for distillation Cleaners—for debris and Light induced Plastic additives— Concentrated Solarand reduction metal ion contamination plating to improve for backsheet Power thermal fluidprocess removal cell performance laminate adhesives DW&PS AdhesivesUltra pure water (DOWEXTM resins, FilmtecTM elements) Thermoplastic, UV curable & liquidWaste water treatment and process (boron, silver removal and recovery) encapsulant.
  14. 14. Alternative Sources Concentrated Solar Power DOWTHERM™ A Heat Transfer Fluid • Established relationships with important system OEMs • Proven ability to deliver high volumes to remote locations • Back integration to key raw materials Addressable Market: 5,000 MW by 2020Generating 400 MW of power in Spain and North America Supplying 250,000 homes with electrical power Reducing carbon emissions by 800,000 MT annually
  15. 15. Innovations for Tomorrow Green Home Power your home with your homeWelcome Dow Board of Directors Solar Solutions www.dow.com/solar
  16. 16. Dow Participation in Thin Film PVCuInGaSe Overmold PV Deposition Film/Lamination Flexible Roofing Dow Solar System
  17. 17. Transforming PV – The Automotive Analogy Weight Savings = 1.5 lbs per door Elimination of 50 parts
  18. 18. Dow Solar Solutions:Delivering More Affordable Solar Energy POWERHOUSETM Solar Shingle ENERGY • Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) design combines roofing protection and power generation in one product • Reduces installation costs by more than 50% compared to conventional solar modules • Proprietary electrical connections eliminate tedious and costly on-roof wiring High Efficiency & Sustainability • 1 micron of CIGS (copper indium gallium diselenide) PV semiconductor Market Opportunity: material -- 1/100 of the material of Si $5 B (by 2015) solar cells Dow’s Share:>$1 B of potential • Consumes 1/3 of the energy to revenue produce Launch: • Delivers up toof TIME Magazine’s Named one 20% conversion Named one of TIME Magazine’s 2011 efficiency “50 Best Inventions of 2009” “50 Best Inventions of 2009”
  19. 19. Energy Efficiency – The Net Zero Home WEATHERMATE™ SILL SEALPOWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingles Silicon Solar Array THERMAX™ Wall InsulationSTYROFOAM™ Spray Polyurethane STYROFOAM™ Tongue & Groove GREAT STUFF™ Fireblock STYROFOAM™ SIS STYROFOAM™ PERIMATE™ FROTH-PAK™ Foam Insulation & Sealant
  20. 20. Dow Building Solutions:Next Generation Wall Systems STYROFOAM SIS™ Structural Insulation Sheathing ENERGY • Structural • Water Barrier • Polyisocyanurate Reinforced Layer Facer Insulation >80% recycled content; Prevents moisture Provides higher hot-melt silicone-based and air intrusion R/inch (vs. XPS) adhesive; reliability testing exceeds code requirements External Insulation Finishing Systems • Mechanical • Basecoat Mortar • Adhesive Mortar Fastener with Mesh Cement-based latex Embedded polymer with • Primer-treated METHOCEL™ XPS Insulation modified waterproofing mortar (IP filed) Market Opportunity: $2 B THERMAX™ Wall System Dow’s Share: • Polyurethane • THERMAX™ (ci) • Flashing Tape$200 MM (by 2014) Spray Foam Insulation Air barrier and novel Insulation Eliminates thermal drainage plane Launch: High R-value; keeps bridges due to steel- cavity warm and dry gypsum 2009 to reduce potential for mold growth
  21. 21. Dow Coating Materials:Formaldehyde Abatement TRANSPORTATION Breakthrough Formaldehyde Abatement Technology& INFRASTRUCTURE for Interior Coatings Market Demands Innovative Technology • Formaldehyde confirmed as a • New-to-world, formaldehyde carcinogen abatement technology removes • Carpets, furniture, textiles, formaldehyde from the indoor air construction glues have • Developed by regional R&D team formaldehyde releasing over periods of 3-15 years based on the local market and customer needs • Formaldehyde awareness level in China is very high Cooperation With Key Partner Market Penetration Asia Market At Maturity: • Identified leading architectural paint • Formaldehyde-abatement paint has $80 MM manufacturer as a strategic partner become a market trend in China Dow’s Share: • Convinced customers of innovation needs through visual and >80% quantitative testing results Launch: 2009 • Cooperated with customer on technical standards development
  22. 22. Accelerating Breakthroughs in Ultra Low-VOC Coatings#1 in Emulsion Polymers Rapid Innovation... New Binders & Additives Solve Key Unmet Needs: …with Exceptional Potential Performance New Dow n W et Ad he sio Ultra Low - Stain Resistance VOC - Blocking Resistance (5g/L) - Durability Sc ru b - Weatherability Morphology Control ilit a w re s - Scrub Resistance ab T h is t a y S t ze nc e ee Fr#1 in High Throughput R&D ...With Exceptional Performance Current offerings Good Our innovations have good film hardness, but deliver low-VOC - OR - formation, poor film with no detriment but poor hardness formation to performance
  23. 23. Dow Water & Process Solutions:Ensure Clean, Safe Water Water Leadership Validation & Implementation &TRANSPORTATION & Development Commercialization INFRASTRUCTURE • #1 position in reverse osmosis membranes and ion exchange resins • Broadest portfolio of high- New UF Membrane High-Rejection Low- Development Energy RO Membrane performance enabling water purification components • Innovative technologies to reduce the cost of Largest Active Area UF Membrane desalination and reuse by New RO Membrane 35% by 2015 Development Market Opportunity: >$5 B (today) • FILMTEC™ reverse osmosis >$10 B (by 2020) membranes are valued by Dow’s Share: the industry for their reduced ~$1 B (today) energy requirement and low Perchlorate Removal cost of ownership New EDI Development IER Media ~$3.5 B (by 2020) Launch: Ongoing By 2015, 5 Billion People Will Live in Areas of Significant Water Stress
  24. 24. Alternative Sources Energy Storage MaterialsMining Materials Components Cells Packs Application Cathode Electrolytes Anode Separator
  25. 25. Systems Thinking is a Competitive Advantage• Ultra low viscosity• High heat resistance• Hydrocarbon based Chip Underfill Formulated Dow Epoxy Systems Products Performance Products EPOXY 12 Unique Building Blocks
  26. 26. Wind Power Solutions Needs • Stronger & Lighter • Easier to Produce • Corrosion Protection • Longer Life Tensile yield stress (MPa) 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 E+ E+ E+ E+ E+ E+ E+ 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. Viscosity (mPa.s)
  27. 27. Energy Efficiency – Dow Processes 9 8 Cumulative Savings in $ Billions 7 6 5 4 3 2 >$9 billion saved since 1994 1 01994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
  28. 28. Energy + Carbon = Value• Carbon constrained economy exists today• Companies that can adapt and partner to provide total solutions will win• Requires a new paradigm and creative business models By 2020, we project at least $10 billion in additional sales due to products and services that reduce energy consumption and GHGs
  29. 29. Our Innovations Are Aligned To Global Megatrends TRANSPORTATION & HEALTH & ENERGY CONSUMERISM INFRASTRUCTURE NUTRITION HealthierPhotovoltaics Building Electronics Diets SystemsWind Power Packaging Architectural Rice Systems Coatings Home & Energy Personal Care Incipients Grid Clean Water
  30. 30. Clean Technology & Sustainability Are Central to Our BusinessDow Electronic Materials Dow Coating Materials • Lower device power usage • Low-VOC coatings • Photovoltaics and cell efficiency • Waterborne coatings • Sustainable manufacturing • Biodegradability processes • Smart coatingsDow Specialty Materials Dow Building & Construction • Rising demand for clean water • Zero ozone-depleting foaming agent technology • “Green” cleaners • Lower building energy consumption • Personal care products • CO2 abatement • Healthier food • Building integrated photovoltaicsDow Performance Materials Dow Adhesives & Functional Polymers • Solar power & photovoltaics • High performance water-based adhesives • Wind turbines • Photovoltaics • Energy efficient vehicles • Bio-based adhesives • Emissions treatment • Formaldehyde-free binders
  31. 31. Latin America Growth Domains Energy Storage Wind Solar Lightweighting & Distribution Alternative Agriculture Feedstocks Water

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