As the world population continues to grow and become more connected than ever, The DuPont Challenge asks students to consider our most important challenges by researching and writing a 700-1,000-word science essay in one of the four categories:
Together, we can feed the world.Together, we can build a secure energy future.Together, we can protect people and the environment.Together, we can be innovative anywhere
Identifies textile, household and fabric care, and animal nutrition biz for partnership with local firms
DuPont ASEAN's insight:
"With a growing global population putting increased pressure on existing resources in food, materials and fuels, we need to rethink the way we consume and sustainably produce the resources over the long-term," Jim Collins, president of DuPont Industrial Biosciences business, told reporters here today.
“Societal expectations for corporations like DuPont continue to grow and change. We believe that engaging with others in order to understand and then embed their expectations into our business strategies is critically important to our overall success,” said DuPont Vice President and Chief Sustainability OfficerLinda J. Fisher.
DuPont recently celebrated the installation of a 200 kilowatt solar array at Harborview Farms, one of the largest and most sustainably-driven agriculture operations in Maryland. The 10,000-plus acre farm exemplifies cutting-edge management practices and key collaborations between DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, DuPont Pioneer, and DuPont Crop Protection to provide sustainable solutions for food, energy and environmental protection.
Maintaining a healthy, diverse, and vibrant planet is a collective responsibility. That’s why the DuPont Clear into the Future® Initiative is working with the community to preserve and enhance the beauty and integrity of the Delaware Estuary for generations to come.
At DuPont we have established sustainability goals in three areas: to reduce our operational footprint, to research and develop more sustainable products and services and to reduce our use of non-renewable energy per price adjusted dollar revenue. Each year we strive for progress toward reaching these goals.
The DuPont approach is to be a global collaborative partner offering innovative solutions to meet the needs of the growing population. Science and collaboration are the driving forces behind establishing the Innovation Centers in markets like Turkey.
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DuPont Thailand in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Thailand (Habitat) donated two polymer buildings to two communities in Thailand that suffered from the 2011 flood crisis. The first building was handed over to be a primary healthcare center of Bang Rakum Municipality, Phitsanulok. The second building was recently handed over to be a learning center of school in Bangban, Ayudhaya. The opening ceremony remarked by Mr. Somchai Laohverapanich, DuPont Thailand Managing Director together with Mr. Chamnarn Wangtal, CEO of Habitat Thailand.
Besides Thailand, DuPont also helped build polymer homes in Mexico