RACINE, Wis., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SC Johnson was named as one of the 2013 World's Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute, earning the 19th spot in the ranking. This is the company's third consecutive year on the list, which honors the top 25 multinational companies in terms of workplace excellence and culture, and demonstrates the 127-year old family company's commitment to creating great workplaces.
"To be ranked among these outstanding multinational companies is truly humbling, and this recognition demonstrates our commitment to cultivating an innovative workforce that positively impacts the communities in which we operate and helps improve the lives of people around the world," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson.
The third annual World's Best Multinational Workplaces list ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have appeared on at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide, and at least 40 percent of their global workforce must work outside of the company's home country.
The Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify and develop great workplaces through the creation of high-trust cultures. The Institute serves businesses, non-profits and government agencies in 45 countries. Every year the Institute identifies the top 25 multinational companies that demonstrate superior workplace culture, and it showcases their accomplishments as a way to highlight the key role that a dynamic workplace culture plays in increasing a company's competitive advantage.
"The companies listed on the third-annual World's Best Multinational Workplaces list are creating workplaces dedicated to fostering trust, pride and camaraderie amongst their employees," said China Gorman, CEO of the Great Place to Work® Institute. "Their inclusion on this prestigious list demonstrates their commitment to continually improving the lives of their employees and setting innovative new standards for workplaces of the future."
SC Johnson secured an 84 percent employee engagement score on its annual opinion survey for the fourth year in a row, and roughly 88 percent of the 2012 opinion survey respondents said that they are proud to be a part of the company.
In addition to the latest award from the Great Place to Work® Institute, in 2012/2013 SC Johnson was named to Great Place to Work® lists in several of the countries in which it operates, including Argentina, Canada, Chile, India, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, UK and Venezuela. Additionally, this past year, SC Johnson received a 100 percent from the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, and Working Mother Magazine included the company on its list of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" for the 25th time. The Hispanic Network Magazine also honored SC Johnson as a Top Diversity Employer on its 2013 Best of the Best list.
Learn more about SC Johnson's commitment to its people here.
About the Great Place to Work® Institute
The Great Place to Work® Institute, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. The Great Place to Work® Institute serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in almost 50 countries.
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 127-year-old company, that generates $9 billion in sales, employs nearly 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
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