RACINE, Wis., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hispanic Network Magazine (HNM) has named SC Johnson as a Top Diversity Employer on its 2013 Best of the Best list. The list appeared in the magazine's special summer issue that hit newsstands on August 15, 2013.
"SC Johnson is honored to be recognized for the fourth consecutive year by the Hispanic Network Magazine alongside so many outstanding companies," said Pascale Meyran, Senior Vice President, SC Johnson Global Human Resources. "We are proud to be a family company committed to hiring employees from all backgrounds. We believe that a diverse workforce drives innovation and supports a culture of inclusion across all levels of the business."
HNM polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies and in producing the list, hopes to ignite an environment of teamwork in which Hispanics and other minorities have access to all applicable business and career opportunities. More than 250 companies and institutions participated this past year; SC Johnson joins Bank of America, American Airlines, General Mills, Ernst and Young, LLP, Macy's and others on the list of Top Diversity Employer winners.
SC Johnson established an Office of Diversity & Inclusion in 1992 to recognize and support the unique backgrounds, talents and abilities of the company's employees. Since its conception, six employee-driven business councils have been developed in the United States alone, which provide support and networking opportunities, such as mentoring, community outreach, career development and cultural awareness activities.
Councils include the Hispanic Business Council, the Council for Asian Business Professionals, the Women's Business Council, the African-American Business Council, the Abilities First Business Council, and Ignite, which provides outreach activities focused on issues that are important to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees.
To learn more about SC Johnson and their commitment to diversity, visit www.scjohnson.com
About the Hispanic Network Magazine (HNM)
HNM is an information source designed to bring promising, talented people together with potential employers and customers throughout the business community. We provide the latest, most important diversity news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity as well as business-to-business trends. HNM offers both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as important, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. HNM is a WBENC-certified company.
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.
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