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SC Johnson publishes its 2007 Public Report

19/07/2007

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SC Johnson, the US-based consumer goods manufacturer of products such as Windex®, Shout® and Scrubbing Bubbles®, has published its 2007 Public Report, which includes Q&A sections on sustainable development with experts from Yale University, the World Resources Institute, RTI International and other organizations.

'Sustainable development is a constant learning process. We are always gaining new insights and are inspired by unique perspectives. So we wanted to take the opportunity of our 2007 Public Report to add to the rich dialogue on topics such as green chemistry, climate change, base of the pyramid business development and more,' explains Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson.

The report - which is available at
http://www.ethicalperformance.net/SCJohnson_PublicReport07.html
includes details of SC Johnson's aggressive new emissions and energy-use reduction goals, information about the company's malaria education program that reached 600,000 people in South Africa, and an update on its 'Base of the Pyramid Protocol(tm)' pilot in Kenya.

Other highlights include:

·     a 400 per cent increase in the percentage of its raw materials that are 'best' rated, through use of its patented Greenlist(tm) process
·     a new target of a 12 per cent absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from global manufacturing operations by 2011
·     joining Europe's Charter for Sustainable Cleaning and adding to the company's Design for the Environment partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

SC Johnson says that 121 years and five generations of family leadership has enabled the company to adhere consistently to its core values including innovation and quality, environmental and community leadership, and also workplace excellence.



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