Position: Global Technology & Sustainability Director – Dow Olympic & Sports Solutions
As Global Technology & Sustainability Director for Dow Olympic & Sports Solutions, Dr. Nicoletta Piccolrovazzi helps the International Olympic Committee (IOC), organizing committees of the Olympic Games, business partners and other key stakeholders to address technology and sustainability-related needs with Dow solutions. The programs under her leadership combine sports and technology to create solutions with a positive impact on society, business and the environment.
Among Piccolrovazzi’ s greatest triumphs is Dow’s carbon mitigation platform, implemented by Dow on behalf of the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Organizing Committees and expanded globally by Dow as the “Official Carbon Partner” of the IOC. The program has delivered more than 5.1 MM tonnes of CO2e, received several external recognitions and has already allowed the IOC to balance its carbon emissions for the period 2017-2020. Piccolrovazzi also co-leads Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goal to Advance a Circular Economy and oversees Dow’s Pulling Our Weight program, a global volunteering initiative that raises awareness of the issue of waste in the environment and mobilized more than 17’000 volunteers in 2019.
Piccolrovazzi is a member of the IOC’s Sustainability & Legacy Commission and was nominated Sustainability Champion of the Year (Non-executive) by the Business Intelligence Group. Piccolrovazzi has 30 years’ experience with Dow, a leading global materials science company, where she held positions in Research & Development and Marketing & Sales before her current role. Her expertise covers a range of topics from Sustainability, Innovation and end-use markets for advance materials.