Dow Vietnam Receives AmCham Corporate Social Responsibility Award For Four Consecutive Years

“Since we entered Vietnam in 1995, we have strived not only to ensure the innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers but also to improve the well-being of community in a sustainable way by working with partners and various stakeholders.  It’s our great pleasure to receive the AMCHAM CSR award this year and we will continue our CSR excellence to better a quality of life of community,” said Mr. Tomoyuki Sasama, General Director of Dow Vietnam.


Dow pioneers to introduce circular economy to Vietnamese business community

Dow is embarking on the third stage of its sustainability journey with its ambitious 2025 Sustainability Goals. Through these goals, the company will collaborate with like-minded partners to maximize the economic, environmental and social value to advance the well-being of humanity.  In Vietnam, those signature CSR initiatives include the following:

-          Beach Clean-up: Partnering with the local government, universities and customers, Dow Vietnam organized a beach clean-up event in Vung Tau City on the International Ocean Clean-up Day to raise the environmental conservation awareness among the general public with more than 300 employee and community volunteers joined the event.

Dow Vietnam’s volunteers collected hundreds of kilograms of ocean waste in an answer to the International Day of Beach Cleanup

-          Dow Vietnam STEM Program: Dow Vietnam STEM Program aims to inspire more than 120 students from four top technology universities to develop innovative solutions to address their community challenges related to food safety and sustainability.

Dow Vietnam STEM hands-on education program inspired student’s innovation and occupational passion for chemistry students

-          Building the Workforce of Tomorrow: In partnership with Chemical Society of Vietnam, Dow organized 11 field trips to visit several state-of-the-art chemical plants in Vietnam for more than 600 chemistry students across the country to better their understanding about chemistry career and industry. 

-          Building House, Building Hope Project: Dow Vietnam has been implementing “Building House, Building Hope” projects with Habitat for Humanity. As of today, the company has built more than 50 houses for the underprivileged throughout the country.

Dow Vietnam has helped to build more than 50 houses, enlightening hope of a new life for over 50 households

-          Water Purification Systems Donation: Dow Vietnam has donated more than 50 water purification systems to provide clean and safe drinking water to schools and hospitals in Vietnam.

The water-based road marking is another sustainable solution of Dow for transportation industry

Mr. Adam Sitkoff, Executive Director, AmCham in Hanoi said: “We congratulate Dow Vietnam on receiving the AmCham CSR Recognition Award for four consecutive years.  Dow is one of the prominent American business with strong commitment to sustainability.  The company is a good role model for the industry.”

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Dow Vietnam Wins the Third Consecutive Amcham’s CSR Award, Reinforcing the Company’s Long-term Commitment to Vietnam’s market

The recognition honors Dow Vietnam for its active contribution to the sustainable development and betterment of the community