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  • 1. DOW Chemicals Thinking Beyond ‘Chemistry’ Prepared by: Gautham Anban Earth
  • 2. Company Overview
    • The world leader in Chemistry
    • An annual sale of $58 billion and 46,000 employees worldwide and still growing in 160 countries, Dow is a diversified chemical company, a joint venture between science and technology with the human element . Strongly improving the human lifestyle
    • The connection of Chemistry and People’s Innovation is termed “DOW”
    • Dow’s “2015” Sustainability Goals in using resources more efficiently, providing value to our customers and stakeholders effectively.
    • Products and Services: Agriculture , Transportation, Telecommunication, Construction, Medicine(Pharmaceuticals), Home and Personal care, Electrical appliances, Furtunitures, Flooring, Footware, textiles, Oil and Gas, Packaging and Plastics, Water treatment etc,,
    • History: May 18, 1897: The Dow Chemical Company is incorporated, based on Herbert H. Dow's plan to manufacture and sell bleach on a commercial scale.
    • Corporate Governance - Andrew N. Liveris – Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemicals
    • Dow Corporate Ethics : Code of Business Conduct -- ethical principles and policies
    • In all languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • 3. Dow’s “2015” Sustainability Goals
    • Dow’s “2015” Sustainability Goals towards “ Global Eco and Water Initiatives ” reflect Dow’s commitment to the principles of Responsible Care.
    • For the past two years, Water Health International (WHI) has been providing sustainable, low-cost, community-based water systems to rural villages in India.
    • Over the next year and a half, Dow will play an instrumental role in bringing affordable, potable water to more than 11 million people living in areas currently without access to safe drinking water.
    • Dow is a platinum sponsor of the Emirates Environmental Group, a non-governmental organization based in the United Arab Emirates, with a vision to protect the environment through education, action programs and community involvement.
    • Beginning in 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated annually on April 22, marking the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in the United States
    • Today, Earth Day reaches more than 17,000 organizations in 174 countries and Earth Day is the only event celebrated simultaneously around the world by people of all backgrounds, faiths, and nationalities
    • By 2015, 100 percent of Dow sites where we have a major presence will have achieved their individual community acceptance ratings.
    • http:// / - Next level of Social Responsibility.
  • 4. Products and Services
    • Agricultural and Food
    • Dow AgroSciences is a top-tier agricultural company that provides innovative technologies for crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seeds, traits, and agricultural biotechnology to serve the world's growing population
    • Automotive and Transportation
    • Dow provides enabling solutions to many of the toughest challenges the automotive/transportation industry is facing today, e.g. fuel economy, emissions, safety, and quality
    • Building & Construction
    • Dow offers quality brands and solutions that address issues most important to architects and builders
    • Coatings and Adhesives
    • With the Rohm and Haas acquisition, Dow Coating Materials becomes the premier supplier of paint and coatings solutions to the industry
    • Electronics and Appliances
    • Products and solutions from Dow can help you stay on top of market requirements and trends — such as lowered energy consumption and reduced size while continuously improving performance.
    • Fiber/Textiles, Footwear
    • Dow offers pioneering innovations, differentiated fibers and world class polymer and material science for the global textile industry
    • Flooring
    • Dow offers an array of products and technologies that make flooring more beautiful, durable, and sustainable
    • Water
    • Our products are also used in the purification of foods, pharmaceuticals and others, offering you the latest innovative solutions with the right balance of quality, performance, reliability and cost effectiveness
  • 5. Products and Services (cont.)
    • Furniture and Bedding
    • Relax. We have the products, systems and support you need, when and where you need it ,,
    • Health & Medical
    • Whether you are in the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industry, Dow is ready to partner with you on innovative drug-delivery technology, custom processing services, and functional ingredients
    • Dow offers a broad array of products including excipients such as METHOCEL™, ETHOCEL™, POLYOX™ and WALOCEL C™, ZinClear™, fermentation proteins, separation technology, and processing aids.
    • These innovations help reduce drug manufacturing time and costs, enhance bioavailability, and aide prescription compliance
    • Home and Personal Care
    • consumers want to have everything they touch be fresher, cleaner, healthier, more convenient, more sustainable, and easier to maintain. Dow is focused on finding customized solutions for these and other household and institutional care needs.
    • Oil & Gas/Chemical Processing
    • Dow Oil & Gas is committed to delivering the people, technology and expertise to solve your challenges and maximize your profitability.
    • Packaging & Films
    • Dow has been a leader in the packaging industry for decades, offering one of the widest array of resins and other materials for developing tomorrow’s sustainable packaging solutions today to help converters meet consumer demand
    • Plastics
    • As a world-leading supplier of innovative and sustainable plastics solutions, Dow is committed to customer success
  • 6. Corporate Governance - Leadership
    • Board of Directors :
    • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer : Andrew N. Liveris
    • Member of the Board of Directors: Arnold A. Allemang
    • Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry: Jacqueline K. Barton
    • Executive Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer, The Boeing Company: James A. Bell
    • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: Jeff M. Fettig, Whirlpool Corporation
    • President and Chief Executive Officer, Barbara Franklin Enterprises and Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce: Barbara Hackman Franklin
    • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: John B. Hess
    • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer: Geoffery E. Merszei
    • Former Chairman, Covidien, Ltd: Dennis H. Reilley
    • Chairman, Teradata Corporation: James M. Ringler
    • Executive Advisor, Duke Energy Corporation: Ruth G. Shaw
    • Dow Presiding Director, Chairman, Claris Capital: Paul G. Stern
  • 7. Dow Corporate Ethics
    • Dow's policy is to be lawful, highly-principled and socially responsible in all of its business practices
    • “ Dow's Code of Business Conduct ” summarizes many of the ethical principles and policies
    • In September 1998, Dow established the Office of Ethics and Compliance to reinforce the company's long-standing commitment to ethical business conduct
    • The Dow Ethics Line is a toll-free help line, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.- For callers in North America, the telephone number is 1-800-803-6862
    • Emails may be directed to [email_address]
    • INTEGRITY…Words into Action , Global Ethics and Compliance Policy
    • Diversity and Equal Opportunity , Respect and Responsibility, Labor/Human Rights
    • Environment, Health and Safety , Substance Abuse in the Workplace, Violence in the Workplace is governed
    • Financial Integrity , Accurate Company Records, Computer Systems and Telecommunication Security Policy
    • Data Privacy , Charitable Activities, Political Activities, Non-Retaliation Policy
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Dow is committed to financial integrity for the benefit of our stakeholders
    • At Dow, you can report a problem without fear of reprisal , harassment or retaliation
  • 8. Few Joint Ventures and Subsidiaries
  • 9. Dow’s “Essential Elements”
    • Mission – Why we exist
    • To constantly improve what is essential to human progress by mastering science and technology
    • Vision – What we seek to become
    • To be the largest, most profitable, most respected chemical company in the world.
    • Values – Who we are
    • Integrity and Respect for People
    • Corporate Strategy – What We Intend To Do
    • Strengthen our franchise basics businesses and preferentially invest in our performance businesses
    • Strategic Themes – How We Will Make It Happen
    • Strategy is critical, and Dow looks at the important work of effective strategy implementation in terms of four broad themes:
    • 1. Drive financial discipline and low cost
    • 2. Setting new standards in sustainability
    • 3. people-centric performance culture
    • 4. Invest for strategic growth
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  • 10. Thank you Solar System