16:27 | 01/11/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Dow Vietnam received the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Recognition Award from the American Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi (AmCham) for its corporate sustainability initiatives in Vietnam, marking the fifth consecutive year that Dow has been named in the winner list.
Dow has implemented a STEM education program to inspire students with innovation and entrepreneurship
This prestigious award is the recognition of a reputable organization for Dow's best practice programs in Vietnam to help the local community address the challenges, promote sustainable development and protect the environment.
Mr. Adam Sitkoff, Executive Director of AmCham Hanoi, said, the award demonstrates that Dow has taken the leading role in incorporating social responsibility into its overall business strategy. Dow’s sustainability projects have generated long-term economic and social gains.
In Vietnam, Dow has implemented a diversity of programs in 2019 in order to maximize community, environmental and economic values for better people’s lives. In particular, these initiatives include the following: First asphalt road using recycled plastics in Vietnam; Beach clean-up; Dow Vietnam STEM Education Program; Building the Workforce of Tomorrow; Donation to Vinh Thanh 2 Primary School in Nhon Trach, Dong Nai.