Racine, Wis., Dec. 5, 2016 – SC Johnson, maker of trusted consumers brands like Glade®, OFF!®, Scrubbing Bubbles® and Ziploc®, today announced that it has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The HRC rates companies on a scale of 0 to 100 for their fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. This marks the 15th consecutive year that the company has been recognized on this prestigious list and the 12th time it has achieved a perfect score. By earning a perfect score, SC Johnson is designated a 2017 Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality by HRC.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for the 15th time,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO, SC Johnson. “Receiving a perfect score is a tremendous testament to SC Johnson’s commitment to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their best to work every day.”
The HRC Corporate Equality Index is the nation’s leading benchmarking tool of corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBT employees. HRC rated a total of 1,043 companies, which were evaluated on six main categories: Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, Workplace Non-Discrimination Policy, Spousal and Partner Benefits, Transgender-Inclusive Benefits, Organizational LGBT Competency, and Public Engagement.
In October 2016, SC Johnson was named as one of the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute, the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence. It is the company’s fifth year on the list. SC Johnson was also recognized as one of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” by Working Mother magazine in 2016.
About the Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 130-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com