Dow India honored among the 100 Best Companies for Women & is Exemplar of Inclusion for Gender Inclusivity

  • Best Companies for Women, & Most Inclusive Companies Index, India 2023, by Avtar and Seramount

Mumbai December 07, 2023Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd (Dow India) proudly announces its recognition as a leading advocate for inclusion and diversity in the workplace. Dow India received the esteemed "Best Companies for Women (BCWI) in India 2023" award and was acknowledged in the "Most Inclusive Companies Index (MICI) India 2023" by Avtar and Seramount. These accolades underscore Dow India's steadfast dedication to the core values of fostering inclusion, diversity, equity, and equality.

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Dow India's commitment to creating an inclusive environment is further exemplified by the recognition of Mr. Rahul Murdeshwar, Director, Mumbai Global Accounting Dow India, as an exceptional male ally in the realm of inclusion for his focused, goal-oriented approach.

Out of more than 300 companies that applied for the 2023 BCWI, Dow India stood out for its unwavering commitment to inclusion and diversity.

The MICI award evaluated companies in three primary areas:

  • Diversity Representation: This criterion includes factors such as gender, generation, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ representation.
  • Practices for Fostering Inclusion and Diversity: Dow India was commended for its exceptional practices in recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees from diverse backgrounds.
  • Company Culture on Inclusion: The award acknowledges the commitment to nurturing an inclusive environment for all employees.

Dow India is passionate about empowering and supporting their female workforce to excel both professionally and personally. Dow India continuously works on improving the overall employee experience and development opportunities. Receiving this esteemed recognition, Chandrakant Nayak, CEO and Country President Dow India said "These awards affirm our role as a catalyst for a positive change in the industry and our resolute commitment to addressing demographic representation gaps. We remain steadfast in our pursuit of solutions to advance diversity, equity, equality and inclusion within our organization, and this a testament to leadership commitment."

About Dow Chemical International Pvt Ltd

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) aims to be the most innovative, sustainable, inclusive customer-centric materials science company. The company is committed to delivering the right solutions to its customers’ challenges. With broadest technology sets spanning performance materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics Dow India delivers differentiated science-based products and solutions in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, automobile, and consumer care.

A Great Place to Work® Certified company with approximately over 1000 employees, its operations comprise of manufacturing sites, innovation center, established centers of excellence, and commercial office. As a responsible corporate, the company supports its Corporate Social Responsibility (program) with technology expertise and employee volunteerism. Dow India works with non-profit partners towards the empowerment of differently abled, women, and children in communities where it operates. The company aims to redefine the societal blueprint, by supporting holistic sustainability and circular economy initiatives.

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