ChemScore report card
Following a merger with DuPont, the former Dow Chemical Company now operates under the name Dow Inc. The company is one of the largest producers of plastics in the world and the leading supplier of polyethylene (PE) resin. It is also known as the world’s largest producer of polyalkylene glycols and chlorine. Dow operates over 100 manufacturing sites in 31 countries.
Dow produces 63 SIN List substances (including six persistent chemicals), with 13 of these officially recognised as chemicals of high concern by the EU. The company has a method in place to screen and assess the sustainability of…