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2011-07-25 10:23:00

RACINE, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, a family company, has taken a new step in empowering families to be a force for change in the world. The company expanded its corporate web site, www.scjohnson.com, to include a section entitled "Greener Choices," designed to provide families with information to help them make daily changes to help the environment. The new Greener Choices forum shares insights from SC Johnson, but also encourages discussions within families and...

2011-07-08 12:10:00

RACINE, Wis., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has reached an agreement on two lawsuits regarding use of its Greenlist(TM) logo on U.S. Windex® products. The company will stop using the logo in its current form on Windex® products, and the parties have agreed to an undisclosed settlement. "We decided to settle for two reasons. First, while we believed we had a strong legal case, in retrospect we could have been more transparent about what the...

2011-07-01 05:00:00

RACINE, Wis., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's launch of Windex® Mini, a concentrated refill pouch that uses 90 percent less plastic packaging than a traditional 26 fluid ounce trigger bottle, global environmental leader SC Johnson is taking another bold step to help consumers make greener choices. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/scjgreenerchoices/50904/ (Photo:...

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,...

2011-05-24 10:03:00

RACINE, Wis., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that by 2015, it will only purchase palm oil-based ingredients that originate from responsible and sustainable sources. This is yet another step in the company's long-term commitment to using the best ingredients and communicating openly about them. "While SC Johnson's use of palm oil-based ingredients is relatively small, as a family company we believe responsibility is critical at every level. Being a smaller...

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...

2011-02-11 08:05:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recyclebank®, the sustainable action platform that motivates individuals to make a collective impact on the environment, in partnership with the Ziploc® Brand, announced today the expansion of its curbside recycling rewards program in Corpus Christi, Texas. As part of a larger initiative to dramatically increase recycling rates across the country, Recyclebank and Ziploc have teamed up with city officials to...

2011-02-03 11:41:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly M. Semrau, Senior Vice President - Global Corporate Affairs, Communication and Sustainability for SC Johnson, testified today on behalf of the company before the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health of the Committee on Environment and Public Works on the need to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). "There is a clear consumer and business case for modernizing TSCA, a statute that has not been...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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