RACINE, Wis., April 12, 2010 – SC Johnson’s local company in Mexico, S. C. Johnson and Son, S.A. de C.V., has received the Socially Responsible Enterprise Award from the Mexican Center for Philanthropy – Centro Mexicano para la Filantropia (CEMEFI). The company is one of only ten companies in Mexico that have received this award for ten consecutive years.
“This honor is a true reflection of SC Johnson’s commitment to doing what’s right," said SC Johnson’s Steven Stanbrook, President – Developing Markets Platform. “When we take care of our people, our communities and the environment, we enhance the well-being of the places where we live and work. SC Johnson Mexico’s dedication to our corporate values is inspiring."
The CEMEFI selects honorees based on candidates’ policies and programs in four areas: business ethics, commitment to the environment, employees’ quality of life in the company, care for the environment and contributions to the community.
SC Johnson is part of an elite group of ten companies, including among others Walmart, Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard and Shell that CEMEFI has recognized ten years in a row. The Socially Responsible Enterprise Award program was established in 2001.
"This award recognizes the people of SC Johnson Mexico who go above and beyond to live the values of our company,” said Eduardo Ortiz-Tirado, General Manager – SC Johnson Mexico. "Each day, they show they not only care about business results, but also about ethics and the way we conduct our business. I am very proud of their commitment.”
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family-owned and managed business 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, and insect control. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, ECHO®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, and MR. MUSCLE®. The 124-year-old company, with more than $8 billion in sales, employs approximately 12,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com