Dow's 2007 GRI Report and Communication on Progress

  • 17-Sep-2008
Time period
  • January 2007  –  December 2007
  • We are posting the report on our corporate website, and have issued a press release regarding the issue of this report. We are notifying various news outlets and organizations, such as CSRwire, CSR Europe, Corporate Register, etc. We mentioned our participation in the Global Compact in our CEO's opening letter in Dow's 2007 Corporate Report, which is sent to every Dow stockholder.

Principles covered
  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
  • Principle 4 - The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour
  • Principle 5 - The effective abolition of child labour
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
  • Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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