GOJO Sustainability Report Wins National Recognition
AKRON, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- The 2011 Sustainability
Report of GOJO Industries, Inc., has won accolades in a nationwide
competition to recognize work in corporate social responsibility.
The GOJO Sustainability Report was honored Monday (Feb. 11) in the PR
News CSR Awards competition, which attracted entrants from major U.S.
corporations. GOJO was a nominee in the Annual Report category along
with Hormel Foods Corp., Office Depot Foundation, Wells Fargo & Co.,
and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. The award was presented at The
National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
GOJO established ambitious goals at its 2009 Sustainability Summit in
the areas of social, environmental and economic sustainability. The
2011 sustainability report outlined progress toward each of those
goals, and told the story largely through the voices and experiences
of GOJO employees.
"We are fortunate to be in a business where we can make a real
difference in social sustainability -- saving lives and making life
better for people through the types of products and programs we
provide," said Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, GOJO vice chair. "Through our
Sustainability Report we will continue to share our efforts to
increase sustainability, green product innovation and reduce
operational impacts through reduction in water use, waste and
The GOJO Sustainability Report was produced under the direction of
Nicole Koharik, GOJO global sustainability marketing director, with
creative concept, writing and design by Innis Maggiore, Canton.
GOJO Industries, Inc., inventors of PURELL(R) Instant
Hand Sanitizer, distributes PURELL hand sanitizer in consumer and
away-from-home markets throughout the world. In addition, GOJO
manufactures and distributes a full line of products under GOJO(R)
and PROVON(R) brand names. GOJO has a 64-year history of leadership
in improving well-being through hand hygiene and healthy skin. GOJO
has products and programs to kill germs on hands and solve skin
care-related problems in a variety of markets, including healthcare,
foodservice, food processing, manufacturing, automotive, education,
government and military. GOJO is a privately held corporation
headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with offices in the United Kingdom,
France, Australasia, Japan and Brazil. Visit GOJO at gojo.com.
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