Mich., Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/
-- Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been named one of
the "2021 PEOPLE Companies that Care®" by
Great Place to Work® and PEOPLE, ranking 61 on the expanded list of
100 companies and marking the second consecutive year the Company
has earned a spot on this prestigious list.
The "Companies that Care" award is based on analysis of
survey responses from more than five million current employees
across all sectors of the U.S. economy. PEOPLE partnered with Great
Place to Work®, a global people analytics and consulting firm, to
analyze employees' survey feedback on how their workplaces make a
difference in their lives and communities.
"Amidst another year of unprecedented change, Team Dow
continued to focus its time and talents on being a force for
positive action," said Jim
Fitterling , Dow's chairman and CEO. "Our focus
on the employee experience and creating an inclusive culture has
enabled our colleagues to adapt, take action and demonstrate care
for one another and for all our stakeholders alike."
Companies are assessed on how well they are creating a
great employee experience that cuts across race, gender, age,
disability status, or any aspect of who employees are or what their
"A caring environment is essential to creating a better
place to work, especially in these uncertain times," said Dow's
Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer
Karen S. Carter .
"When our people are supported, valued and included, they can
engage and contribute to the fullest. We are honored to
receive this recognition for the second year, and we remain
committed to cultivating a culture of care."
In the last year, Dow provided critical support for its
stakeholders. The Company announced an
investment in health resources for ongoing COVID-19 relief, quickly
responded to needs after several extreme weather events, and
continued to make progress on commitments through Dow
ACTs , a strategic framework to address systemic
racism and racial inequality and accelerate change.
"These companies show up for humanity in a variety of ways
— from showing compassion for their employees to giving back to
their communities to putting diversity, equity and inclusion in the
forefront," said Michael C.
Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. "They are paving the way
for more socially responsible business and are fostering high-trust
workplaces for all. Congratulations to the winners of the PEOPLE's
Companies that Care list."
In 2021, Dow ranked #99 on the Great Place to
Work® and Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.
The Company was also ranked #31 out of 50 in the
PEOPLE Companies that Care® 2020 .
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines
global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and
leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The
Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer
centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with
a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our
materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners.
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 care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in
31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered
sales of approximately $39 billion in
2020. 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.
About the PEOPLE Companies that Care®
Great Place to Work® selected the Companies that Care® by
gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more
than 5 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™
organizations. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee
experience questions within the Great Place to Work
Trust Index™ survey. Read the full
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About Great Place to Work ®
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culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million
employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what
makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform
empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and
insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything
they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping
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