SC Johnson Mexico Recognized With Social Responsibility Award
RACINE, Wis. – S. C. Johnson’s local company in Mexico, S. C. Johnson and Son, S.A. de C.V., has received the Socially Responsible Enterprise Award from the Mexican Center for Philanthropy – Centro Mexicano para la Filantropia (CEMEFI). The company is one of only ten companies in Mexico that have received this award for nine consecutive years.
“This honor is a true reflection of SC Johnson’s operating philosophies,“ said SC Johnson’s Steven Stanbrook, President – Developing Markets Platform. “When we take care of our people, our communities and the environment, we enhance the well-being of our societies. SC Johnson Mexico’s dedication to our corporate values is inspiring.”
The CEMEFI selects honorees based on candidates’ policies and programs in four areas: business ethics, commitment to the environment, employees’ quality of life in the company, care for the environment and contributions to the community.
“SC Johnson has demonstrated a strong commitment to incorporate in its business strategy key elements of social responsibility,” said Juan Felipe Cajiga Corporate Social Responsibility Director for CEMEFI. “For this reason it is recognized by the Mexican entrepreneurs as one of the leaders for its strong relationship with the community, the respect for the employees, the vision to protect the environment and its ethical standards.”
This year, more than 750 companies applied for the award. SC Johnson is part of an elite group of ten companies, including among others Walmart, Coca-Cola Export, Deloitte, Hewlett-Packard and Shell that CEMEFI has recognized nine years in a row. The Socially Responsible Enterprise Award program was established in 2001.
“This award recognizes the people of SC Johnson Mexico who go above and beyond expectations,” said Eduardo Ortiz-Tirado, General Manager of SC Johnson Mexico. ”Each day, they show they not only care about business results, but also about ethics and the way we conduct our business. I am very proud of their commitment.”
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