S.C. Johnson

Glade, Shout, Windex, Off!, Raid, Ziploc, Kiwi, Mrs. Meyers
Household and Personal Products

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High Risk


S.C. Johnson scored a 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, S.C. Johnson, which is a household cleaning manufacturer, increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. S.C. Johnson forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. S.C. Johnson does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. S.C. Johnson is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and a Copper sponsor of Out & Equal. The company has also partnered with the Milwaukee Urban League, though the funding has been for local community-building activities rather than ideological advocacy. However, S.C. Johnson does not discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or beliefs. For these reasons, S.C. Johnson receives a High Risk rating.

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