RACINE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SC Johnson announced it has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) survey and report. This honor marks the 13th time the company has earned a perfect score and its 16th year of recognition on the workplace equality list. The CEI is the nation's leading benchmarking tool and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. The ranking, survey and report are administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
"We are honored to receive a perfect score for the 13th time from the Human Rights Campaign," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. "This recognition underscores our commitment to cultivating an environment that will retain, attract and inspire the very best people."
Companies achieving a CEI rating of 100 percent are given the distinction of "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality." For companies to be recognized and rated highly by the HRC they must have established sexual orientation and gender identity non-discrimination protections for employees, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. To learn more about SC Johnson's diversity and inclusion initiatives, please visit the SC Johnson website.
The 2018 CEI survey and report rated 947 companies, which were evaluated in six main categories: Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, Workplace Non-Discrimination Policy, Spousal and Partner Benefits, Transgender-Inclusive Benefits, Organizational LGBT Competency, and Public Engagement. For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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 131-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
About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
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