Dow Thailand’s Volunteers Joined Forces in 13th Habitat House Building for Underprivileged Families
RAYONG - May 27, 2017 -
Mr. Henry Ling (3rd from right), Site Director of Dow Thailand Group, and more than 100 Dow volunteers joined hands in building decent, hygienic, and safe houses for the family of Ms. Bangorn Charoenkong (1st from right) in Sum-Nak-Torn sub-district and the family of Mr. Amnat Waewseang (1st from left) in Map-Ta-Phut sub-district, Rayong province, who are the owners of 30th and 31st Dow’s Habitat Houses. Dow’s Habitat House Project in 2017 marks the 13-year collaborative partnership between Dow Thailand Group and Habitat for Humanity Thailand.
Dow Thailand Group unremittingly strives to ‘Innovating for global solutions’. One of our key efforts involves providing affordable, energy-efficient homes for low-income families in local communities. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary in Thailand, Dow Thailand has been executing a series of global citizenship activities under “Dow Thailand’s Golden Jubilee: Following the King Bhumibol’s Footprints” theme in 2017. For Dow’s Habitat House Project, Dow’s Global Citizenship Impact Fund has sponsored USD 50,000 to provide additional proper housing to deprived families and communities across the nation this year. This reflects the commitment of Dow around the globe to 2025 Sustainability Goals by leveraging the potentials of employees to create economic and social values that will lead to better changes in the world.
About Dow Thailand Group
Consisting of Companies of Dow Chemical Thailand and the SCG-Dow Group, Dow Thailand Group, the leading science group of companies in Thailand, is the largest manufacturing base of Dow Chemical in the Asia-Pacific region and a leading importer of chemical products for diverse industries in Thailand, including those for agriculture and household pesticides. The group is committed to developing science-driven innovations and strives to form effective collaboration and networks to bring about sustainability for its business as well as society.
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