The paper "Communication in Progress Submission - Dow Chemicals Company" is a perfect example of a business case study. At Dow Chemicals Company, we have a firm belief that the generation of new ways to solve the challenges confronting the global population today can be solved through an effective connection of chemistry and innovation. As a result of the growth of our consumer base worldwide, we at Dow chemicals Company have narrowed our focus to four megatrends, which reveals our strategies which are driven by the market. These megatrends include energy, consumer and lifestyle, transportation and infrastructure and lastly Agriculture (Dow Chemicals Website, 2012). It is worth noting that all the aforementioned megatrends have a direct relationship to the environment which prompts this submission on principles 7 and 9 of the UN global compact in which our esteemed company is a signatory.
Against this background, the local area network, Australia made a unanimous decision to choose different issues each year and the environment was the 2012 topic. This would provide a systematic framework aimed at fully supporting all the ten principles of the UN global compact (Global compact local network report 2011, 2011, 40). It is imperative to highlight these fundamental principles that continue to shape our commitment to environmental awareness and conservation.
These are ‘ business should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges’ and ‘ encouraging the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies’ as underscored in UN global compact principles’ 7 and 9 (Global Compact Network, Australia, 2012). At Dow chemicals Company, we have continuously been committed to enhance environmental conservation and mitigation of environmental hazards which is captured in the 2015 sustainability goal of Local Protection of the Human Health and the Environment under the policy of Public Security and Safety (The Dow Sustainability Report, 2009, 18).
We have continued to undertake extensive efforts aimed at the attainment of this goal.
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