Global Citizenship

We are committed to building an innovative, inclusive and more sustainable future-one where communities thrive, everyone has access to STEM and skilled trade careers, and our employees are empowered to accelerate change. 

2023 INtersections Report: Community

Embracing social responsibility worldwide

Guided by the passion of people, powerful partnerships and a commitment to making an intentional impact, we focus on creating positive and enduring change in Dow communities.

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Thriving Communities

We address community-identified needs, support disaster resiliency and response, and advance equitable opportunities in Dow communities.

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STEM and Skilled Trades

We continue to build and diversify an education pipeline to connect underrepresented students with innovation-based jobs.

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We promote circularity, water stewardship, decarbonization and healthy ecosystems, with a focus on communities that face undue environmental burdens and risks.

Our levers of impact

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Employee engagement and volunteerism

Team Dow is ~35,900 people strong across 31 countries. We harness their passion to make a positive impact in every community where we operate.

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Grants and investments

We strive to accelerate positive change through grants, in-kind donations, non-profit partnerships and more.

Measuring our impact

To calculate project outcomes and determine the portion attributed to Dow, independent third-party benchmarking vendor, True Impact, works directly with our grantees. Here are some highlights of what we’ve achieved since 2016.

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Collaborations to drive change 

Interested in our grant opportunities?

From supporting social, economic and environmental projects that promote long-term success in Dow communities to engaging youth about STEM and robotics, Dow offers all kinds of grants. If you would like to learn more about the specific grants we offer and the application process, we’d be happy to inform you.

See the results of our ambition in action

2023 INtersections Report: Community