The Clorox Company has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 16th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. This list recognizes public companies with outstanding corporate responsibility performances in 2014.
"Corporate responsibility has been integral to the way we've done business for years," said Clorox CEO Benno Dorer. "Our employees work hard to drive our commitments and progress in environmental, social and governance issues, and this ranking is meaningful recognition of those efforts."
Ranked No. 37, Clorox excelled in the list's employee relations and human rights categories. The company reported strong results in corporate responsibility in fiscal year 2014, including:
A world-class safety record, with a recordable incident rate of 0.69.
Employee engagement of 86 percent versus a global benchmark of 80 percent.
U.S. employee diversity that exceeds U.S. Census diversity.
Continued leadership in voluntary product ingredient disclosure with additional information on fragrance components for products
$16 million in combined cash grants, product donations, cause marketing and employee volunteerism.
Significant progress in reducing its operational footprint since 2011, including a 34 percent reduction in waste to landfill on a per-case-sold basis, a 12 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a 15% reduction in water consumption and a 10% reduction in energy use.