Speaker Profile

Rose Perkins

Associate Director, Sustainability

The Dow Chemical Company

Rose Perkins is works as an Associate Director of Sustainability for The Dow Chemical Company and is transitioning to Sustainability Strategy Leader role in the Specialty Products Division of DowDuPont. Her responsibilities at Dow included developing and deploying business integration and employee engagement sustainability programs across the company. Focused on advancing Dow’s leadership in sustainability through the power of collaboration, Perkins worked closely with Dow business leaders to promote best-practice sharing on sustainable business strategies. As part of her new role with future DuPont, she is working with the businesses, functions and regional leaders to develop company-level strategies and goals to position the new company for sustainable long-term growth.

She has more than 27 years of experience in advocating for environmental protection and sustainable development.

Perkins received her BS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University. She is passionate about advancing the work of nonprofits and serves on the Executive Board for Beyond Benign, a NGO focused on bringing green chemistry concepts and tools to teachers, students and the community to protect human health and the environment.

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