RACINE, Wis., Aug. 30, 2017 – SC Johnson today announced its Australia operation has been recognized as a 2017 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The organization earned the No. 16 spot in the ranking for companies with at least 100 employees. This is the first time SC Johnson Australia has been recognized on the Institute’s annual Best Workplace list.
The award and placement in the rankings is attributed to high scores in the Trust Index and Employee Feedback section of the Institute’s assessment. SC Johnson Australia also received a high score in the Culture Audit, which measures approval of values and beliefs within an organization.
“I’m grateful to the SC Johnson Australia team for everything they’ve done to earn this honor for the first time,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “It’s vitally important for successful businesses today to create a high-performing culture where employees can thrive and do their best work. We’re proud of the Australia team’s efforts and look forward to additional recognition in the future.”
The Australia team joins SC Johnson Venezuela, France, Germany, Poland, Greece, Mexico, Canada, Central America, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Turkey, India, Brazil and Rio on the 2017 list of Best Workplaces. Regional Best Workplace awards for the company’s Europe and Latin America operations have also been announced this year.
The Best Workplaces list is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence. The ranking is determined by the results of an employee opinion survey and information provided about company culture, programs and policies.
In the United States, SC Johnson has been included 28 times in Working Mother magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” and in 2016 received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index.
Also in 2016, SC Johnson was named one of the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute, earning the 20th spot in the ranking. It was the company’s fifth year to be included on the list.
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 131-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