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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...

2011-05-03 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...

2010-11-16 10:29:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pledge® announced its "Pledge® to Love Your Kitchen" contest, which will help one mom create a dream kitchen that better fits her life. The contest, launched in partnership with Jyl Johnson Pattee of MomItForward.com, offers moms the chance to win $15,000 in gift cards for one or more major home improvement retailers to help update their kitchen along with a year's supply of Pledge® to...

2010-10-27 10:16:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to the festive Halloween and harvest seasons, don't be "ghoulish," be smart. Go green to save money and help make every day Earth Day. Even though the weather is turning colder and furnaces are heating up in many places around the country, there are still plenty of ways for families to be mindful of resources and consumption in the colder months ahead. Sources show that millions of people in more than 175 countries celebrate Earth Day...

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...

2010-06-15 07:30:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sara Lee's global household insecticides business, marketer of products under the Ridsect®, Bloom®, Catch®, Cucal®, Pyrel®, Vapona®, and Fumitox® brands. These brands are well recognized across 41 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Russia and Africa....

2010-04-02 10:52:00

RACINE, Wis., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson believes a flower can change a community. The company's latest ad, titled "Flower," highlights the company's work with partners in Rwanda. For more than 40 years, SC Johnson, A Family Company, has purchased pyrethrum (py), a botanical insecticide that is extracted from chrysanthemums, from East Africa for use in some of its pest control products sold around the world under the Raid® and Baygon® brands....

2009-11-19 12:21:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Just nine months after launching an industry-leading ingredient communication website, SC Johnson today announced it has already completed the task of populating the U.S. site with more than 200 products and their ingredients. The site, www.WhatsInsideSCJohnson.com, now includes 129 SC Johnson air care products and 76 home cleaning products, as well as explanations of the 169 ingredients that comprise these products. The company also today announced a...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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