Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Dow scores 100 in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Dow scores 100 in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Sep '13
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index announced its rating of The Dow Chemical Company as one of the top performers in the global chemical industry – marking the 13th time Dow has received this recognition since the launch of the index.

Dow was one of only nine chemical companies to be recognized in the World Index in 2013, representing sustainability performance in the top 10% of the industry. Additionally, Dow achieved a perfect 100% score in the Environmental Policy Management System category, leading the Materials Industry Group for the second year in a row.

"At Dow, our mission is to passionately innovate sustainable solutions for our customers," said Neil Hawkins, Dow vice president of global EH&S and Sustainability. "The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is one of the most highly regarded sustainable business benchmarks, and we are proud to be recognized amongst a select few who remain steadfastly committed to both sustainability performance and business results."

"Membership in this index is a solid proof point of Dow’s commitment to use science and technology to address timely social and environmental challenges as we continue driving profitable growth for our Company," said Doug May, vice president of Investor Relations.

Dow seeks to set the standard for sustainability, setting aggressive 2015 Goals and taking pride in accountability and transparency throughout the process. Centered around using sustainable chemistry to help solve world challenges, these goals include six strategic themes: Addressing climate change; energy efficiency and conservation; product safety leadership; contributing to community success; local protection of human health and the environment; and breakthroughs to world challenges.


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2016

Indian govt plans roadshows to promote textile exports

The Indian government has planned to conduct roadshows to boost the...

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2016

TPP may hit roadblock

The 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that was signed earlier ...

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2016

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali to enter textile manufacturing

Patanjali Ayurved, an enterprise initiated by yoga guru Baba Ramdev,...

Interviews View All

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Kevin Nelson

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search