Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2015, Dow had annual sales of nearly $49 billion and employed approximately 49,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 179 sites in 35 countries across the globe. On June 1, 2016, Dow became the 100 percent owner of Dow Corning Corporation’s silicones business, a global company with sales of greater than $4.5 billion in 2015, 25 manufacturing sites in 9 countries and approximately 10,000 employees worldwide. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being in buildings and communities globally. IWBI advances this work through its WELL Building Standard™, the leading tool for measuring, certifying and monitoring buildings that incorporate health-focused features. IWBI also offers the WELL AP (Accredited Professional) credential, which signifies expertise at the intersection of health, wellness, buildings and communities.
Ecosphere+ is a new venture founded by the award winning Althelia Climate Fund with the founding mission of building markets that value carbon and incentivise sustainable business models. Ecosphere + seeks to partner with businesses, consumers and investors who want to deliver concrete actions towards a climate resilient economy by connecting them with assets from projects and programmes that are critical to delivery of the <2oC carbon budget through preserving the valuable carbon stored in tropical forests and other critical landscapes. The Ecosphere + portfolio includes projects that deliver a range of environmental and societal benefits as well as valuable physical commodities including deforestation-free agricultural produce such as coffee and cocoa created through sustainable agroforestry systems.
Schréder is a group of 48 companies worldwide, experts in the design and development of outdoor lighting solutions for safe, comfortable, sustainable and smart environments. We provide innovative and integrated solutions that engage people with their environments whilst delivering operational benefits. Our solutions include light, control systems and various software applications.
Light is crucial for sports training and competitions. It is also paramount for an engaging fan experience and crystal clear HD broadcasting. We deliver lighting solutions and façade entertainment for sports venues and international events such as the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games.
Some of our references include Mineirão Stadium (Brazil), Belgrade Arena (Serbia), CUBO Olympic Stadium (Ukraine), Moses Mahbiba Stadium (South Africa), CFR 1907 Football Stadium (Romania), Harbin Skating Gym (China) and many Olympic National Facilities worldwide.
Schréder is active in North America where The North American Sport Association and Venues has a long tradition in creating an exciting fan experience and entertainment. Over the last few years, we have equipped various venues in the NCAA league including Penn State Bryce Jordan, Times Union Arena (NY), Maverick Center (West Valley City) and Texas A&M University Basketball Arena.
In addition to the improved lighting levels, we have successfully contributed to enhancing the appeal of theses venues for sporting and non-sporting events, thus increasing the number of visitors.