About Dow

The Company

Over the last 119 years, our scientists and experts have continued to address the world’s biggest challenges and Dow has grown into the world’s largest chemical company. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations, while creating long-term sustainable value for Dow, our customers and shareholders. This has become our biggest challenge as we have developed and grown in this rapidly changing world. To address it, we have launched countless initiatives across businesses, regions and markets:

The Science to your success

A career with us is an invitation to explore, create and make valuable contributions to human progress. We’re a global team of problem-solvers, impacting everything from automobiles to agriculture. There’s a science to our success.


The following solutions demonstrate how science and humanity come together to innovate solutions that enhance the quality of life.

How can a flower help fight obesity?

Dow Agrosciences’ Omega-9 Oils, derived from sunflower and canola oils, are healthier oils that have zero trans-fats and higher levels of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. These oils are used for the restaurant and foodservice industries and deliver healthier foods without compromising taste or performance. Bad fats are replaced by healthier fats, decreasing risk of heart disease and diabetes. Learn more

How can water rebuild a city?

CONTINUUM EP Resin from Dow is used in the manufacturing of WaterBrick®, a lightweight, durable container that can transport food and water and then be reused to create homes, schools and medical facilities – serving a dual purpose with zero waste. Dow and WaterBrick, International donated 250,000 bricks for use in Haiti reconstruction efforts following the earthquake. Learn more

How can fruit make the Olympic Games more sustainable?

Dow partnered with a local landfill to convert methane from rotting fruit and other discarded items to partially power Dow facilities. That is just one of the many ways Dow is offsetting the carbon footprint of the Olympic Games. The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games were the first in history to mitigate the entire direct carbon footprint of its Organizing Committee prior to the Opening Ceremony. Learn more