GOJO Shares Progress Against its 2020 Sustainable Value Goals

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GOJO Shares Progress Against its 2020 Sustainable Value Goals

The company’s sixth annual sustainability report details progress against its bold 2020 goals and focuses on what matters most to create Sustainable Value for all of its stakeholders.

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View the entire 2016/2017 GOJO Sustainability Report at www.GOJO.com/sustainability-report.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 2:10pm

CAMPAIGN: GOJO 2020 Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals

CONTENT: Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – GOJO Industries, a leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions and the inventor of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, announced today the publication of its sixth annual Sustainability Report. The report, What Matters Most, focuses on the company’s sustainability progress throughout 2016 and into early 2017, and highlights its first-year progress against its 2020 Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals.

“At GOJO, our Purpose, Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions, compels us to create social, environmental and economic value for all GOJO stakeholders,” said Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, vice chair, GOJO. “In December 2015, we announced our 2020 Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals, which raise the bar beyond operational goals to create Sustainable Value for the entire value chain. In our latest report, we focus on our initial progress against these goals – our accomplishments, our learnings and our challenges. By sharing our progress, it gives a clear picture of where we are and the direction in which we are headed to help create a better world.”

The 2016/2017 report, developed in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework, outlines how the organization is advancing its 2020 Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals and measuring results.

The 2020 GOJO Sustainability Value Goals and the progress GOJO achieved as of Dec. 31, 2016 is listed in the chart below.

GOJO Sustainable Value Goal

How We Measure

2016 Progress

2020 Target Result to Achieve

Reduce GOJO Chemical Footprint

Percent Reduction in Total Mass of Chemicals of High Concern



Double Global Sales from Products with Third-Party Certifications

Percent of GOJO global sales from our third-party certified products



Reduce Packaging by 15%

Pounds of packaging per 1,000 uses

0.60 lbs.

0.51 lbs.

Recover and Reuse or Recycle Dispenser Materials

Percentage of dispenser material touched by the GOJO Field Services Team and recovered and recycled



Increase Suppliers Meeting GOJO Sustainable Value Responsible Sourcing Criteria

Percentage of strategic, preferred and collaborative suppliers submitting a Sustainable Value Scorecard



Power our Distribution Operations by Renewable Energy

Percentage of distribution operations’ energy coming from renewable sources



For more information about sustainability at GOJO, view the entire 2016/2017 GOJO Sustainability Report at www.GOJO.com/sustainability-report.

About GOJO

GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO®, PURELL® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a privately held, family-owned corporation headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico, Canada and Brazil.




Kelly McGlumphy

Public Relations Senior Manager

GOJO Industries, Inc.