Dow recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE for third consecutive year
MIDLAND, Mich. – January 31, 2024 – For the third consecutive year, Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been named to FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies list for 2024. FORTUNE determines the industry groupings by using the FORTUNE 1000 and Global 500 listings.
“Dow has built a 127-year legacy of innovation and achievement by relying on our core values of integrity, respect for people and protecting our planet,” said Jim Fitterling, Dow chair and CEO. “I’m proud of the entire Dow team who continues to protect the climate as we Decarbonize & Grow, advance a circular economy, cultivate a thriving team and community, and drive accountability and best-in-class performance.”
The FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies study surveys top executives and directors from eligible companies, along with financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries. In collaboration with Korn Ferry Hay Group, the FORTUNE survey covered 205 non-U.S. companies from 28 countries as well as 452 U.S. companies invited to participate across 52 industry groupings.
Companies were rated across nine attributes of reputation:
- Ability to attract and retain talented people
- Quality of management
- Social responsibility to the community and the environment
- Quality of products or services
- Wise use of corporate assets
- Financial soundness
- Long-term investment value
- Effectiveness in doing business globally
"This achievement reflects not only our commitment to excellence, but it also underscores the significance of fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace,” said Alveda J. Williams, Ph.D., Dow’s chief inclusion officer. “We wholeheartedly believe that diverse perspectives drive innovation and lead to sustainable success for Dow, for our customers and for our communities. This vision will continue to propel us toward a more equitable future for all."
This is one of several recent recognitions that highlight Dow's progress toward its ambition to be the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. In December, Dow earned a top score in LGBTQ+ equality in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index and achieved its 23rd year on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The recognition also follows Dow’s placement on Great Place To Work and FORTUNE’s World’s Best Workplaces list for 2023.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) is one of the world’s leading materials science companies, serving customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Our global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation, leading business positions and commitment to sustainability enable us to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. We operate manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employ approximately 35,900 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $45 billion in 2023. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. Learn more about us and our ambition to be the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world by visiting www.dow.com.
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