Dow completes critical milestone for Project Ybá in Brazil, a strategic sustainability project for balancing commercial growth with environmental conservation

– – • 17 species of fruit trees in Dow's preserved areas of the Amazon Rainforest are of commercial interest to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. – • Natura cosmetics brand will acquire the Andiroba plant extracted by the local community from Dow's preserved forest for use in their product line. – • The Vila Mamorana Farmers Association located in Pará state, was selected from among 25 communities to receive training to form a local cooperative focused on the commercialization of b…

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Dow completes critical milestone for Project Ybá in Brazil, a strategic sustainability project for balancing commercial growth with environmental conservation