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2009-11-11 16:47:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to do some good? One good deed might be as close as your computer keyboard. SC Johnson, maker of well-known brands including Glade®, OFF!®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Ziploc® and Windex®, has launched a blog to collect environmental tips and inspire dialogue. For each tip shared, SC Johnson will give $1 to Conservation International's Team Earth project, up to...

2009-11-02 16:57:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, a Family Company, has released a new ad titled "Soul" as part of its ongoing campaign featuring the values of the company and emphasizing the company's commitment to sustainability. The company pulls from its own history as a family-run company for more than 120 years, to share what's important to the families that use our products. "We are inspired by the families around us in the world we live," said CEO and Chairman Fisk Johnson. "We are...

2009-10-06 09:07:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The approach of fall means many Americans will be heading inside and closing up doors and windows, but closed spaces mean odors lurking within could make a home uninviting. According to the recent Glade Sense & Spray Fresh Facts survey(1), more than 75 percent of women are embarrassed by odors in their home. To help fight unpleasant smells, SC Johnson introduces new Glade® Sense & Spray(TM) Clear Springs(TM). It is specially...

2009-09-30 10:08:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, maker of well-known brands including Glade®, OFF!®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Ziploc® and Windex®, is opening its doors to families through its revamped Web site, www.scjohnson.com While it may not be a surprise that 79% of all adults use the Internet frequently(1), nearly 86.2% of those Web users spend time in general interest portals and in member...

2009-09-23 10:04:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SC Johnson was recognized by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) for its commitment to corporate social responsibility. The Board of Directors of the FPA voted to distinguish both SC Johnson and the company's Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson at the World Leadership Forum Luncheon today in New York City. The company was selected due to its longstanding environmental and sustainability leadership. In particular, the FPA noted SC Johnson's success in...

2009-09-22 08:57:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine recently released the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" list and this marks the 21st year SC Johnson has been named to the list. "SC Johnson is pleased to be honored as a family-friendly place to work," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. "Treating our people with respect, integrity and fairness is not just what's right, it's what our company culture is built on. SC Johnson applauds all the companies on...

2009-09-01 16:50:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that the company has been recognized by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the top 60 companies for diversity. The Diversity Elite 60 list, included in the September 2009 issue of the magazine, is an annual list determined by more than 30 variables that measure companies' commitments to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity. "SC Johnson is honored to be recognized on the Diversity Elite...

2009-08-12 11:45:00

RACINE, Wis., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With childhood obesity on the rise in America(1), it's important to give children healthy food options that they actually want to eat. So, as kids head back to school this fall, parents will have some "homework" of their own--preparing fresh, wholesome and appealing lunches. To help parents please even the pickiest eaters, Ziploc(R) Brand, the food and home storage solution families trust, has teamed up with Taste of Home, the world's No. 1 cooking...

2009-07-08 07:00:00

RACINE, Wis., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson launched its first owned and operated windmill at its Europlant in Mijdrecht, the Netherlands, its largest European manufacturing plant. This US$4.7 million (approx. euro 3.3 million) investment champions both the company and the planet. It also adds to SC Johnson's strategic array of clean energy projects designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and further drive the company's voluntary GHG emissions goals. Also thanks to the unveiling...

2009-05-20 09:56:00

SC Johnson offers budget-friendly and comfortable tips for outdoor entertainment RACINE, Wis., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day, the first long weekend of the year, is just around the corner. According to Mintel, 64 percent of Americans are expected to travel less and spend more of their vacation time at home or near home than last year as a result of the economic downturn(1). So this Memorial Day, backyards will be a key entertainment point as consumers watch their spending. SC Johnson,...


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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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