BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, one of the world's leading makers of household products, this week participated in the Sustainable Brands conference in Buenos Aires. The event is one in a series of global conferences gathering top business professionals from leading companies who seek to drive business innovation for a more sustainable future.
With a space exclusively dedicated to the prevention of mosquito-borne diseases, SC Johnson provided educational information on preventing mosquito bites and how personal repellents work. More than 500 people participated in a trivia quiz about how to prevent mosquito bites and were given OFF! ® repellent samples.
Sustainable Brands is considered the premier organization for global learning, collaboration, and education on sustainability for business and brand strategy, marketing, innovation and sustainability professionals. The organization has held eight conferences around the world in 2016 to date, with four more scheduled. 2016 marks the third time Buenos Aires was chosen as a conference site.
"SC Johnson has long believed that companies have a duty to the environment, consumers and employees," said Patricio Greco, Vice President - Southern Cone (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay) and General Manager at SC Johnson Argentina. "We make the most trusted products in people's homes and are responsible for each and every one of them. SC Johnson was happy to be collaborating and learning from other thought leaders at the Sustainable Brands conference."
For 130 years, SC Johnson has been working to improve people's lives by creating innovative products that families around the world can trust. The company is recognized as a global leader in sustainability for its efforts to cut greenhouse gases, utilize renewable energy sources and reduce waste.
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, as well as professional products. 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 130-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
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