MIDLAND, Mich. –Feb. 1, 2023 – Dow (NYSE: DOW) has again been named to FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies list for 2023 – the Company’s second consecutive year making the coveted list.
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.
"At Dow, striving to do well by all our stakeholders is ingrained in our culture and ambition” said Jim Fitterling, Dow chairman and CEO. “We will continue to raise the bar for ourselves, living our values of integrity, respect for people and protecting our planet as a guide for our business decisions and how we address the challenges facing society.”
FORTUNE determines the industry groupings by using the FORTUNE 1000 and Global 500 listings. Companies must have at least approximately $10 billion in revenue and rank among the largest by revenue within their industry.
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
"Dow being recognized again as a World's Most Admired Company, is a result of continuous progression on what matters most to our stakeholders both internal and external,” said Alveda Williams, Dow’s chief inclusion officer. “We will continue to build on our strong values and strive to achieve new milestones across all attributes.”
Last year Dow was named for the second time to the Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, the global authority on workplace culture based on analysis of survey responses from more than half a million current employees across the U.S.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance leadership to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,800 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $57 billion in 2022. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.
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