MIDLAND, MICH. (Dec. 19, 3:15 p.m. ET) — Dow Chemical Co. has been named in the first edition of Thomson Reuters' Top 100 Global Innovators. The listing recognizes the company's continued investment in innovation.
In the United Kingdom, for example, Dow is working with the National Grid, the University of Southampton and GnoSys, a science and technology company established by the University of Surrey. Together they have made significant advances in developing a distribution power cable.
Dow is also a global partner of the International Year of Chemistry – this year it awarded £18,500 to four Cambridge University students as part of the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge.
Andrew Liveris, Dow's chairman and CEO, said: “Dow's integrated portfolio of solutions makes the world safer, healthier, cleaner and more convenient. We are uniquely enabled to address the major challenges of an evolving planet while providing increased value for our customers.”