Dow Chemical and IBM Discuss Cleaning the Globe

May 2009
Pollution Engineering;May2009, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that Dow Chemical Co. has joined with International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) in an effort to hold a series of brainstorming sessions around the world to evolve ideas on how technology can help face the environmental challenges. It notes that IBM has begun a Global Innovation Outlook program, with plans to improve water and air control systems. Moreover, it states that Dow Chemical has set goals to be met their 2015 Sustainability Goals program for efficient water use.


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