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2014-07-30 12:24:55

SC Johnson Climbs List of EPA's National Top 100 List of Green Power Users; Ranks No. 9 on Top 30 On-Site Generation List RACINE, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it ranks on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users. Moving up 17 spots to No. 77, SC Johnson is currently using nearly 75 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 43 percent...

2014-05-14 12:24:10

Company and #30GreenDays Families Partner with Local Charities, Donating $40,000 towards Green-Focused Initiative RACINE, Wis., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To encourage families to make green-minded choices every day, SC Johnson recently partnered with four families from across the world to take the 30 Green Days Challenge. The families agreed to make one simple, green-minded change every day for 30 days and document their experience on SC Johnson's Green Choices website, as well as their...

2014-05-02 12:25:01

Research Tower is Now Open to the Public; Tour Schedule Expanded, New Dates and Times Added for Free Summer Tours RACINE, Wis., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, for the first time ever, SC Johnson opens the doors of its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower to the public. For 32 years, the Research Tower served as a hub of innovation and the birthplace to some of the world's most beloved household products, including Glade(®), OFF!(®),( )Pledge(®)( )and( )Raid(®). Visitors can...

2014-04-09 12:22:40

Renewable Energy Projects Eliminated More Than 13,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Last Year RACINE, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced that its innovative use of renewable energy in Indonesia cut more than 13,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions last year. Using waste products as an energy source, the company's innovative use of biofuels at its Medan and Surabaya facilities demonstrates the company's commitment to minimizing its environmental footprint...

2014-04-01 00:21:43

Millennial Parents Are Happiest With Work-Life Choices and Proudest of Their Own Mom's Decision To Work, Show Surprising Ambivalence on Whether Today's Families Should Have One Parent Home With the Kids NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of 2,163 moms and dads about the impact their generational status has on their own work life choices and satisfaction was released today by the Working Mother Research Institute. The study, which examines attitudes of Millennials, Generation...

2014-03-17 12:22:23

#30GreenDays Program: One Simple Act Each Day Can Inspire Long-Term Change RACINE, Wis., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of simply donning green for St Patrick's Day, SC Johnson today launched the 30 Green Days Challenge to inspire families to take simple steps each day that can lead to long-term change. Four families from the U.S., UK and Canada will lead the challenge, agreeing to make one simple, green-minded change every day for 30 days. To inspire and encourage others,...

2014-03-11 08:32:02

Company Expands Commitment with Global Dengue/Malaria Disease Prevention Program RACINE, Wis., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue and malaria, affect millions of adults and children globally each year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the incidence of dengue has increased 30-fold in the past 50 years.* SC Johnson, the global leader in pest control, recognizes the need to address this threat and has expanded its commitment to...

2014-03-03 08:24:01

Draft Legislation from Chairman Shimkus is "Vital Step Forward" in Modernizing 38-Year-Old Statute RACINE, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, one of the world's largest household goods manufacturers and a strong supporter of TSCA reform, applauded the release of the draft "Chemicals in Commerce Act" by U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. "We have long supported updating this antiquated statute," said Kelly M. Semrau,...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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