Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision


To be the partner of choice for science-driven solutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


Our expertise and reputation in science and technology drive us forward as we build on our heritage and grow our business. As a united region, our employees continue to carry the baton of industry leading standards and our ongoing success.

Dow's Essential Elements

Taken together, Dow's essential elements of mission, vision, values, and strategy describe why the company exists, who we are, what we intend to do, and how we intend to do it. These essential elements provide insight, offer motivation, and point the way forward as we seek to grow and achieve our goals.

Corporate Strategy

Invest in a market-driven portfolio of advantaged and technology-enabled businesses that create value for our shareholders and customers. Combination of low-cost and value-add products enables superior value creation throughout the cycle.

  • Integrated manufacturing positions in chemicals, plastics, key materials and agriculture
  • Low cost in all product and asset positions, leveraging integrated sites
  • Presence in all growing geographic markets
  • Growing downstream specialties for value add to low-cost positions
  • Will be in some commodities to achieve low cost for our integration, and will run these for maximum cash to reinvest in:
    • Specialty positions (Integrated Plastics)
    • Value-add specialties (Infrastructure & Consumer Care)
    • Reward our shareholders via share buybacks and dividend increases


  • Integrity
  • Respect for People
  • Protecting Our Planet