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Feb 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Sustainable Poplar Plantation Provides Biomass Feedstock for the Emerging Cellulosic Ethanol Industry

 The GreenWood Tree Farm Fund, LP (GTFF) has become the first short rotation forest plantation worldwide to earn certification under the...

Jan 16, 2014, 14:12 ET

Another Vogtle Debacle? Cost Overruns, Delays And Construction Woes Bedevil V.C. Summer Reactor Project In S.C., Says Friends Of The Earth

Six rate increases already imposed on S.C. consumers, project now eating up estimated 11 percent of utility...

Jan 08, 2014, 10:19 ET
Let's Bubble(TM) is a nationwide call to action for Americans to help others by cleaning messes big and small in 2014. People can nominate places in their community most deserving of a clean-up powered by the Scrubbing Bubbles(R) clean-up team.  (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

Scrubbing Bubbles® and Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowry-Housely Help Americans Give Back in 2014

The new year always seems to bring with it a fresh start. It's a time when nine out of 10 Americans resolve to do and act better in the months to...

Dec 23, 2013, 13:46 ET
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On the Longest Night of the Year, SC Johnson Illuminates Historic Frank Lloyd Wright Research Tower

 Marking winter solstice, the longest night of the year, SC Johnson relit its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower, which will soon open...

Dec 19, 2013, 08:30 ET
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Hupy and Abraham Teams with "SafeRide" to Take Drunk Drivers off the Road

The Wisconsin-based law firm of Hupy and Abraham has joined the Tavern League of Wisconsin as the only sponsor of their "SafeRide Program" to...

Dec 16, 2013, 13:23 ET
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SC Johnson On Track to Hit Global Renewable Energy Goals

 Today, SC Johnson celebrated the anniversary of one of its recent renewable energy investments, two wind turbines at the company's largest...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:45 ET

SC Johnson's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Recognized by Human Rights Campaign

 SC Johnson announced that it has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The HRC Corporate Equality Index...

Dec 09, 2013, 09:00 ET
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SCS Indoor Air Quality Certifications Provide A Pathway To Leed v4 Credits

SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental sustainability certification, today announced that its SCS Indoor...

Dec 09, 2013, 08:00 ET

Inspired by the Season's Best Feelings, Glade® Collaborates with Platinum Recording Artist & Actress Jordin Sparks on Original Holiday Song

The new Glade® campaign centers on the best feelings scent can inspire and, in the holiday spirit of giving, nothing inspires better feelings...

Dec 04, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Certified Sustainable Biofuels Key To Aviation's Future

 SCS Global Services (SCS), a world leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards...

Nov 25, 2013, 09:35 ET

Celebrate the Best Feelings of the Season with Glade®

Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of American purchase scented products because they know the fragrance will inspire a positive mood or feeling....

Nov 20, 2013, 07:00 ET
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SCS Global Services Showcases Certified Client Accomplishments

SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading third-party certification body for the green building industry, showcased certified products from a dozen...

Nov 19, 2013, 07:00 ET
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SCS Drives Product Transparency to Next Level with Enhanced Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and Health Product Declaration (HPD) Services

 SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading third-party certifier for the green building industry, unveiled details of its enhanced Environmental...

Nov 18, 2013, 08:00 ET
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California's First Cap-and-Trade Forest Carbon Credits Verified by SCS Global Services

 Coastal Ridges LLC's 19,000-acre Willits Woods Forest carbon project has been verified by SCS Global Services (SCS) to offset 1.2 million...

Nov 15, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Personal Injury Attorneys at Hupy and Abraham, S.C. Launch Holiday Cash Giveaway

 Over the next two months, the personal injury attorneys at Hupy and Abraham, S.C. will be giving away ten $100 VISA gift cards as part of its...

Nov 13, 2013, 09:15 ET

SC Johnson Applauds House Discussion on TSCA Modernization

 SC Johnson, one of the world's leading makers of household brands, applauds the United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce for its...

Oct 28, 2013, 08:17 ET
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Amazon Carbon Offset Project Avoids GHG Emissions While Fostering Responsible Forest Management

The Brazilian Jari-Amapa forest managed by Biofílica Environmental Investments has just achieved third-party validation and verification by...

Oct 24, 2013, 11:35 ET
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SC Johnson Releases 2013 Sustainability Report, Highlights Progress on Environmental Impact

SC Johnson released its 2013 annual public sustainability report today. The report shares the latest information on the company's ongoing work to...

Oct 23, 2013, 10:00 ET

SC Johnson Receives U.S. EPA 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award

 SC Johnson was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its work as an industry...

Oct 22, 2013, 13:58 ET

SC Johnson Named to 2013 World's Best Multinational Workplaces List by Great Place To Work® Institute

 Today, SC Johnson was named as one of the 2013 World's Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute, earning the...