CCN Magazine Honors SC Johnson with Midwest Urban Empowerment Award
RACINE, Wis., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — SC Johnson has been recognized by Community Connections News (CCN) with a 2011 Midwest Urban Empowerment Award. The advisory committee selected SC Johnson as the Corporate award recipient because of the company’s commitment to community, inclusion and diversity.
“We’re very honored and humbled by this recognition,” said SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson. “CCN and SC Johnson share a commitment to workplace diversity and inclusion. We try every day to live up to the values that have been the foundation of the company for generations – things like respect, honest communication and inclusion.”
SC Johnson’s diversity efforts have been recognized recently through “Best Company” lists published by Working Mother magazine, DiversityInc and Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index. To continue building an environment of mutual respect, the company has 11 business councils and employee support groups that are focused on helping employees from different backgrounds tap into their full potential.
According to CCN, Midwest Urban Empowerment Award nominees are companies and/or individuals “…who have been instrumental in helping to enrich the lives of people throughout the Midwest region and beyond. Recipients have exemplified urban community empowerment and have changed the lives of countless individuals.”
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family-owned and managed business dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, and pest control. It markets such well-known brands as GLADEÃ‚®, OFF!Ã‚®, PLEDGEÃ‚®, RAIDÃ‚®, SCRUBBING BUBBLESÃ‚®, SHOUTÃ‚®, WINDEXÃ‚® and ZIPLOCÃ‚® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTANÃ‚®, BAYGONÃ‚®, BRISEÃ‚®, KABIKILLERÃ‚®, KLEARÃ‚®, and MR. MUSCLEÃ‚®. The 125-year-old company, with more than $8 billion in sales, employs approximately 12,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
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