Dow advances to #7 on DiversityInc’s 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list

The Dow makes the list for 6th another year

MIDLAND, Michigan, May 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Dow (NYSE: DOW ) advanced to 7th spot on DiversityInc’s 2023 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, which was announced yesterday at DiversityInc’s holiday event in new York. Dow’s sixth consecutive year earning a spot on the list highlights the company’s commitment, progress and progress in inclusion, diversity and equity.

“Team Dow’s operational and financial discipline and increased focus on our people and culture have enabled us to deliver a sustainable performance in 2022,” said Jim Fitterling, chairman and CEO of Dow. “We’ve always known that our business succeeds when our colleagues thrive. Our recognition in the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list is an acknowledgment of the progress we have made and encourages us to continue to strive for better results.”

Dow’s ALL IN 2025 strategy for inclusion, diversity and equity leads with inclusion while intentionally focusing on diversity and embedding equity into company practices, policies and procedures. By focusing on these key areas and taking thoughtful action, Dow has achieved significant results and made notable progress.

“We are proud to receive this recognition from DiversityInc as it benchmarks us against the best while motivating us to take even more conscious action to drive sustainable progress for all,” said Alveda Williams, Dow’s chief inclusion officer. “At Dow, we believe that diverse teams are more innovative and better performing, and that’s why we’re on track to institutionalize inclusion, diversity and equity in everything we do.”

Dow was also named to fifteen of DiversityInc’s specialty lists: Top Companies for Women Executives #13, Top Companies for Asian American Executives #13, Top Companies for Black Executives #25, Top Companies for Boards of Directors #19, Top Companies for Employee Resources Groups #17 Top Companies for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) #15 Top Companies for Diversity Executive Board #2 Top Companies for Latino Executives #10 Top Companies for LGBTQ Employees #13 Top Companies for Mentoring #13, Best Companies for Native American/Pacific Islander Leaders (NAPI) #11, Best Companies for People with Disabilities (PWD) #4, Best Companies for Philanthropy #19, Best Companies for sponsorship #9 and best companies for supplier diversity #15.

Published annually since 2001, the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list recognizes companies with at least 750 employees in United States for their management of diversity, inclusion and equity. The list is based on data from a more than 200-question survey that tracks human capital outcomes and links them to best practices used to attract, retain, develop and advance underrepresented groups in the workplace. The study also tracks organizations’ spending on diversity and practices related to supplier diversity and philanthropy as a reflection of the company’s broader commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Visit the DiversityInc website to see the entire list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity and follow the conversation on social media using the hashtag #DITop50.

About the Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused expertise in innovation and materials science; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance leadership to achieve profitable growth and help ensure a sustainable future. The company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones provides 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 applications. Dow operates manufacturing facilities in 31 countries and has approximately 37,800 employees. Dow had sales of approx 57 billion dollars in 2022. References to Dow or the company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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SOURCE The Dow Chemical Company

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