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2011-06-20 16:09:00

Mayors Choose Racine, Wisconsin as "The Best Tasting City Water in America" BALTIMORE, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Racine, Wisconsin as the Winning City of the 2011 National City Water Taste Test Competition at the 79th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on June 20, 2011. Nearly 100 mayors attending the Conference of Mayors Meeting participated in a blind taste test conducted June 17 to June 19 in Baltimore. Five cities from a field...

2011-06-15 14:57:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Environment America Research & Policy Center, dedicated to protecting America's air, water and open spaces, has recognized SC Johnson in its 2011 Safer by Design report as one of the leading businesses protecting the environment. The company was given the award based on its utilization of green chemistry and its innovative Greenlist(TM) process, an environmental classification system designed to help green chemistry and packaging...

2011-06-08 17:12:00

RACINE, Wis., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SC Johnson was named as one of the top 10 greenest brands in the annual ImagePower Global Green Brands Survey. The survey - sponsored in part by Esty Environmental Partners and WPP companies Cohn & Wolfe, Landor Associates, and Penn Schoen Berland - measures consumer perceptions of green industries, products, and brands. The survey polled 9,000 respondents in eight countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India,...

2011-05-20 16:59:00

Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, Denton, TX, Racine, WI and Pembroke Pines, FL Helping to Promote Water Quality in America's Cities WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five cities were selected today as finalists in The U.S. Conference of Mayors 2011 Best Tasting City Water in America contest following the preliminary round of competition held at the USCM headquarters in Washington, D.C. The five cities are: Albany, NY; Denton, TX; Racine, WI; Rochester, NY; and, Pembroke...

2011-05-17 10:03:00

RACINE, Wis., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson recently held a recycling event to help employees, their families and company retirees get rid of clutter while protecting the environment. The event, organized by employees in the company's Business Process & Technology and Product Supply Environmental Operations groups, promoted safe disposal of personal used electronics and other hard-to-dispose of items. "SC Johnson is committed to doing what's right for the environment, and...

2011-05-03 16:24:00

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...

2011-01-20 09:06:00

RACINE, Wis., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the 11th year SC Johnson has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America list. This is the 13th year FORTUNE has published the list and the 11th time SC Johnson has been named to it. This year the privately-held, 125-year-old company ranked 70. "Being named by FORTUNE magazine to its 100 Best Companies to Work For list is truly an honor," said SC Johnson Chairman...

2010-10-14 14:24:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson's Fortaleza Hall in Racine, Wis., which opened its doors in January 2010, has been named Best Cultural Project & Best Architectural Design by Midwest Construction News as part of its Best of 2010 awards program. The annual competition recognizes construction and design excellence from eight Midwestern states. Designed by world-renowned architect Norman Foster and his firm, London-based Foster + Partners, SC Johnson's new Fortaleza...

2010-09-24 18:32:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "SC Johnson was made aware today of a fake employment offer, allegedly from our company that has appeared on the internet. This scam falsely promises a $25 per hour data entry job, after the applicant pays $279 for training software. SC Johnson would like to make it very clear that we are in no way associated with this offer, and anyone seeing the ad should ignore it, or report it to the website where it is being posted. SC Johnson does not...

2010-04-07 10:24:00

RACINE, Wis., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson was named one of the top 10 most respected companies in America, according to the annual 2009 Harris Interactive Reputation Quotient (RQ) Study, which measures the reputation of the 60 most visible companies in the U.S. and how consumers feel about those companies. The company debuted in the number five spot on the list. The survey found that for the first time in four years, there was a 50 percent increase in the number of Americans who...


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