Awards & Recognition
What happens when
you put people first?
Others take notice and the accolades follow.
We recognize that our people are what makes SC Johnson a great place to work, so we’ve been putting them first since 1886. We celebrate what makes our teams unique by hiring individuals from all walks of life and schools of thought – from where you grew up, to how you live, to what you care about. It’s this dedication to putting people first that has earned us the reputation of being a world-class company.
Here are a few of our most recent awards and recognitions:
Great Place to Work Recognitions
Our offices across the globe have been recognized as a Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute, the global authority on building, sustaining and recognizing high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures.
In addition, SC Johnson earned the recognition of being one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2021 by Forbes, ranking in the top third of the 500 U.S. employers that were named to this list. Among the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies specifically, SC Johnson ranked in the top five.
2021 Best Workplace by Great Place to Work®
- SC Johnson Argentina (#4)
- SC Johnson Central America/Costa Rica (#1)
- SC Johnson China
- SC Johnson France (#21)
- SC Johnson Greece (#1)
- SC Johnson Italy (#11)
- SC Johnson Mexico
- SC Johnson Poland (#2)
- SC Johnson Switzerland (#11)
- SC Johnson Taiwan
- SC Johnson Turkey (#5)
- SC Johnson UK (#4)
2020 Best Workplace by Great Place to Work®
- SC Johnson Australia (#1)
- SC Johnson Central America/Costa Rica (#3)
- SC Johnson Greater China
- SC Johnson Greece (#1)
- SC Johnson Italy (#7)
- SC Johnson Mexico (#28)
- SC Johnson Poland (#1)
- SC Johnson Switzerland (#10)
- SC Johnson Turkey (#4)
- SC Johnson United Kingdom (#17)
2020 Best Multinational Workplace by Great Place to Work®
- SC Johnson Asia (#24)
- SC Johnson Europe (#23)
- SC Johnson Latin America (#23)
Looking for more? View additional award announcements from previous years.
SC Johnson is a place where people are family – where we celebrate the fact that diversity makes us strong. Our commitments to diversity and inclusion celebrate people from every culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and ability, and organizations take notice.
Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
SC Johnson earned a perfect score of 100% on the 2021 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, giving SC Johnson the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” This marks the 16th time SC Johnson has earned a perfect score and the company’s 19th year on the annual workplace equality list. The HRC rates companies on a scale of 0 to 100 for their fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) employees.
Best Workplace for Mothers and Women
SC Johnson was recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” in 2020 for the 32nd time, just one of just six global companies and the only Wisconsin-based company to be included on the list 30 times or more. SC Johnson provides an array of opportunities and benefits in each local marketplace such as its Childcare Learning Center, flexible work schedules, generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave, a recreational center and more.
Both SC Johnson United Kingdom and SC Johnson Italy were named 2020 Best Workplaces™ for Women by Great Places to Work®. Companies on the list are celebrated for creating flexible, family-friendly workplaces and introducing programs to foster development among female employees.
Additional Recent Diversity Awards
- Best of the Best list for Top LGBTQ+ Friendly Companies by HISPANIC Network Magazine, Professional Women's Magazine and Black EOE Journal (2021)
- Best of the Best list for Top Employers by HISPANIC Network Magazine, Professional Women's Magazine and Black EOE Journal (2021)
- 2020 Hygieia Network Member of the Year by the ISSA Hygieia Network, dedicated to advancing and retaining women in the cleaning industry
- Best of the Best list for Top Disability-Friendly Employers by HISPANIC Network Magazine (2016)
SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY RECOGNITIONS
From continually improving our products, to using renewable energy, to fighting deforestation, SC Johnson has a long legacy of taking action to protect the environment today and for future generations. And for five generations, we’ve worked to make communities stronger supporting health, education, economic development and people in need – and industry organizations are taking notice.
- Placon recognized SCJ with a sustainability award for being a top customer who promotes a circular economy (2020)
- SCJ received the Goal Achievement Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (2020)
- Plastics Today featured Windex® and Method® as examples of pioneering brands that are supporting “a nearly perfect circular economy model” (2019)
- Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (GHG) Goal Setting by Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (2018)
- National Top 100 List of the largest green power users by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2018)
- Recognition for commitment to provide donations and educational materials across the globe to families most at risk of pandemic of mosquito-borne illnesses by EcoHealth Alliance (2018)
- Global Conservation Hero by Conservation International for environmental commitment and actions which have had a transformative impact for the good of the planet and its people (2017)
- Green Power Leadership Award by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2016)
- Western Hemisphere Corporate Citizenship Award from the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America & the Caribbean (2016)
- 25 Most Important Private Companies by Fortune Magazine (2016)
Read more on the latest sustainability and social responsibility initiatives at SC Johnson.
BRAND AND PRODUCT RECOGNITIONS
The ability to make an impact on the innovation and success of our global brands is just one of the exciting elements of a career at SC Johnson. Our teams consistently drive excellence and evolution through our products across categories, resulting in publications including our brands in popular recommendation lists for consumers. Read on below for some of our most recent accolades.
- NBC News Lists OFF!® Products Among Best Insect Repellents (2021)
- New York Times Recommends Shout® Wipes for Road Trips (2021)
- Popular Science Names OFF!® Among Best Insect Repellents (2021)
- Good Housekeeping’s First Storage Awards Named Stasher® ‘Best Reusable Storage Bag’ (2021)
- Parents Magazine Names Five SCJ Brands among ‘Best Green Cleaners’ (2021)
- Business Insider Recommends Drano® Products as Best for Hair Clog Solutions (2021)
- Martha Stewart Recommends Windex® for Spring Cleaning (2021)
- HGTV Staffers Recommend Shout®, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day® Products (2021)
- Better Homes & Gardens recently recognized five SC Johnson products with its first Clean House Awards (2021)
- Good Housekeeping Names Scrubbing Bubbles® Products Among ‘Best Toilet Bowl Cleaners (2021)
- Livestrong.com recently named two OFF!® products on its list of the "Best Mosquito Repellents” (2021)
- BrandSpark Most Trusted Award recognized SCJ brands in 12 household and health categories (2021)
Explore Our Career Areas
Whether you’re a member of our manufacturing team, building innovative products, or on our Marketing team, creating the campaigns that bring those products into 99 million households, you’ll be an integral part of what’s made us an industry leader for more than 130 years.
Careers with SC Johnson offer even more opportunities. Check out openings within SC Johnson Professional, our business unit dedicated to providing solutions to healthcare, industrial and institutional markets, and SC Johnson Lifestyle Brands, a growing house of like-minded brands working together for bold, transformative growth.