RACINE, Wis., (March 31, 2015) – SC Johnson Venezuela and SC Johnson Mexico were both recognized as a 2014 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. SC Johnson Venezuela ranked number eight on the Best Companies to Work For list in Venezuela, also receiving a special recognition as the only company in the history of Great Place to Work Venezuela to be ranked 10 consecutive years in the top 10. SC Johnson Mexico ranked 19, up from number 60 last year. SC Johnson Mexico was also honored to be named to the Great Place to Work Gender Equity list for the first time, ranking 46 out of 60 companies.
“Being recognized by Great Place to Work in Mexico and Venezuela is a testament to the company’s commitment to providing a great work environment for the people who make SC Johnson a success,” said Fisk Johnson, SC Johnson Chairman and CEO. “Congratulations to the people of SC Johnson Venezuela and SC Johnson Mexico for their hard work, and for living values like respect and integrity, which are important to who we are.”
Each annual Great Place to Work list is based on a random employee survey, a questionnaire on corporate policies and philosophies, and other supporting documents. To be considered a Best Workplace for Gender Equity, the Great Place to Work® Institute Mexico recognized companies already ranked as great workplaces that also actively foster inclusion and development of women in the work environment.
“Receiving this Great Place to Work recognition again this year in both Mexico and Venezuela is a significant achievement,” said Guillermo Beade, Senior Vice President – Global Commercial Division, Latin America. “It shows the consistent commitment of the people of SC Johnson Venezuela and SC Johnson Mexico in working together to serve our customers and make the business a success. Being named to the Gender Equity list in Mexico demonstrates the dedication of the people of SC Johnson Mexico to promoting gender equity in our practices.”
In addition to these latest awards from the Great Place to Work® Institute, in 2014 SC Johnson was named a World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute, earning the 12th spot in the ranking. Also in 2014, Working Mother magazine included SC Johnson on its list of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” for the 26th time.
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. 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 129-year-old company, that generates $9 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com