In recognition of its achievements in workplace safety,
community service, environmental stewardship and responsible
citizenship, Dow Chemical was awarded with the 2012 Green
Cross for Safety Medal from the US National Safety
Council, announced on Monday at the 2011 NSC Congress and Expo
Dows long held commitment to health and safety
is proudly recognized through our core foundational values of
integrity, respect for people and protecting the planet,
said Andrew Liveris, Dow CEO.
Receiving the Green Cross for Safety medal honors the
dedication of Dows women and men across the globe for
their exceptional and unwavering focus on making a positive and
sustainable impact on our company, our communities and our
world. I congratulate everyone at Dow for their steadfast
commitment to safety and health.
As the recipient, Dow said it will actively serve as an
ambassador for promoting safer operations across multiple
industrial segments, including the chemical industry.
This influential award builds upon Dows strong
reputation for safe and sustainable operations, according to
In 2010, Dow was the recipient of the prestigious Robert W.
Campbell Award, established to recognize an organization for
demonstrating world-class operational safety performance.
Dow is known for programs such as the Drive to
Zero safety initiative, representing an inclusive
strategy with detailed execution in all phases of its
operations, and its contractor safety training and
Dow was also actively involved in the implementation of
Responsible Care, the global chemical industrys
standard of care for safety, environmental performance,
security, and product stewardship.
I am proud of the outstanding leadership in safety
demonstrated by our employees every day, said Dave
Kepler, chief sustainability officer. We
celebrate the outstanding performance that garnered this
recognition and remain committed to the safety and health of
our employees, our environment, and the principles of
Responsible Care as our top priority.