The company in brief: Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a United States based multinational corporation and the world’s second-largest chemical manufacturer by revenue. Dow’s Freeport, Texas manufacturing site depends heavily on water from the nearby Brazos River, where Dow is the largest of its water users which also include farmers, cities, and other industries. Although… [more]
2nd December 2016
Published under: Why Natural Capital?
This article was originally published on Sustainable Brands. “The value of ecosystem services has, up until recently, gone largely unrecognized by governments and corporations. While nature is inherently valuable for a variety of obvious reasons, putting a price tag on it isn’t exactly a straightforward process. Companies such as Kering and Dow have begun to… [more]
13th July 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies
The Ecosystem Services Identification & Inventory Tool, or the ESII Tool, is an iPad app and web interface that lets people understand the benefits that nature provides and incorporate the value of nature into decision making. It was developed in collaboration by The Dow Chemical Company, The Nature Conservancy, and EcoMetrix Solutions Group, and can… [more]