Investing in our planet on Earth Day and every day

Creating a healthy planet is everyone’s business, and one of the smartest investments that we can make today is in actions that help create a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable future for tomorrow.

At Dow, we see sustainability as both our responsibility and a driver of growth. On Earth Day and every day, we are committed to leading change within our industry and the markets we serve in pursuit of a fully sustainable economy. We invite you to learn more about how we are taking steps now to invest in a more sustainable future.

Investing in our planet through science and innovation

Andre Argenton, Dow’s chief sustainability officer and vice president of Environment, Health and Safety, talks about the critical role that science and industry will play to realize a sustainable and prosperous future for all.

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Investing in biodiversity

From the air we breathe to the water we drink, our economy is dependent on the health of ecosystems. We talk with experts with The Nature Conservancy on how our decade-long collaboration in valuing nature continues to evolve and is helping us create innovative approaches to addressing biodiversity within Dow’s operations.

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Investing in a circular economy

Find out how we are investing in new business models, new product innovations and new waste infrastructure to promote the reuse and recycling of materials globally. 

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Investing in social development and conservation

Learn how we are working to create a “bio-business model” in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest that will develop a local cooperative to harvest and sell natural ingredients for cosmetics – helping increase family incomes in the community while conserving the rainforest. 

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Investing in nature

Through our 2025 Valuing Nature goal, we have found that incorporating a nature lens in decision-making can lead to better outcomes for business and conservation. See how our newly published Valuing Nature blueprint is designed to help others apply the tools and lessons learned from our journey.

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Investing in decarbonization

To achieve our target of carbon neutrality by 2050, we are taking a phased approach to decarbonize our operations while growing capacity. Watch this video to learn more about our plans to build the first net-zero carbon emissions, integrated ethylene cracker and derivatives site in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.

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Investing in innovations for more sustainable living

The materials that we make are in countless everyday items in our homes. Find out how our scientists are collaborating to develop products that save resources and lower the footprint of our customers and consumers.

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What can you do to invest in our planet?

We can all do our part to contribute to a more sustainable world. Get inspired by our list of things you can do today to protect our planet and invest in the future we want.