Global Discussion Series Set to Focus on the Challenges of Tomorrow

WILMINGTON, Del. -- April 10, 2018 

For 50 years, DuPont has been making the world a better place by collaborating with clients to manage risk and improve the safety of their people and productivity of their operations, while developing the capability of workforces to sustain those improvements. Building upon these successes, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) will celebrate this milestone anniversary with global panel discussions featuring top industry leaders to further critical dialogue across the operations management community. The 50 thAnniversary discussion series will feature topics including effectively leading organizations amid rapid change, managing demographic change and harnessing the digitization of production and work processes.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Timeline

With a market footprint expanded to 35 countries across six continents, the DSS legacy includes influencing and writing industry standards and promoting workplace safety across all industries. The core solutions offered by DSS have grown over the years to meet ever-evolving client needs with a focus not only on the processes and technical barriers, but on changing mindsets and building capabilities and skills to sustain improvements. With workplace safety training provided to more than 3 million people worldwide, DSS has enabled Fortune 500 companies across the globe to manage risks while increasing productivity, innovating their processes and improving asset utilization.

“In a world defined by relentless change, the fluctuating landscape of global trends, emerging technologies and evolving demographics, business operations must also rapidly change, which constantly presents new challenges and opportunities,” said Davide Vassallo, global managing director of DuPont Sustainable Solutions. “We are extremely proud of our many successes over the last 50 years and look forward to building upon them by doing what we do best, boldly facing the challenges of tomorrow by constantly innovating for our clients. To help navigate these challenges, DSS will host global dialogues with key market leaders on how best to address disruptive changes and embrace innovation.”

Recently ranked #1 Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Consulting firm for brand preference by Verdantix, DSS is a market leader in helping clients improve the safety, productivity and profitability of their operations. By constantly innovating, DSS is enabling organizations to prepare and overcome future challenges including: changing workforce demographics, digital technology advancements, climate change risks and intensified competition driving the need for greater innovation.

“Together our clients and employees have fueled our last 50 years of progress and together we will continue to meet new needs through a shared commitment to improving the safety, productivity and sustainability of the workplace,” said Vassallo.

● View the milestones achieved over the past 50 years here:

About DuPont Sustainable Solutions

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, is a leading provider of world-class operations management consulting services to help organizations transform and optimize their processes, technologies and capabilities. DSS is committed to improving the safety, productivity and sustainability of organizations around the world. Additional information is available at:

About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division

DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with highly differentiated materials, ingredients and capabilities that help transform industries and everyday life. DowDuPont Specialty Products includes five technology-driven businesses: Electronic Technologies, Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Protective Solutions and Sustainable Solutions. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver real-world products and smart solutions across multiple high-value markets. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found

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