RACINE, Wis., Aug. 14, 2018 – SC Johnson Brazil today announced it has been recognized as a 2018 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The organization earned the No. 5 spot on the list of Best Medium-sized Multinational Workplaces in Brazil. This is the fourth consecutive year SC Johnson’s Brazil operation has been recognized on the Institute’s annual Best Workplace list, and its fifth recognition overall.
Recently, the SC Johnson operation in Rio de Janeiro also was named a 2018 Best Workplace, ranking No. 1 on the list of Best Medium-sized Workplaces in Rio de Janeiro. This is the fourth year in a row SC Johnson’s Rio business has been recognized, and the first time it has earned the No. 1 ranking.
“The consistent recognition of our operations in Brazil is a strong acknowledgement of their commitment to maintaining great workplaces,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “Congratulations to both teams for continuing to build on their good work.”
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. SC Johnson Brazil’s strong results are attributed to improved scores in both the Employee Feedback section of the Institute’s assessment and the Culture Audit, which measures approval of values and beliefs within an organization.
The Brazil and Rio teams join SC Johnson Italy, Venezuela, Germany, Greece, United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Central America, Turkey, Switzerland, Nigeria and India on the 2018 list of Best Workplaces. Regional Best Workplace awards for the company’s Europe and Latin America operations also have been announced this year.
In the United States, SC Johnson has been included 29 times in Working Mother magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for its programs and benefits that support working parents including paid family leave, schedule flexibility and advancement of women.
Also in 2017, the company received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index. This HRC honor marked the 13th time the company earned a perfect score and its 16th year of recognition on the workplace equality list.