JohnsonDiversey Holland – wins an award


 CDI London client, JohnsonDiversey in Enschede Holland was awarded the Awyn Innovation Trophy on 23 April 2009. The AWVN-Innovation Trophy is awarded each quarter to a business that offers the most inspiring example of social innovation. An annual overall winner is chosen from one of the quarterly winners. The focus for the award originated from the AWVN concept of Smarter Working or Social Innovation. The judges were impressed with JohnsonDiversey’s approach to optimising human potential within the business using MDW. They noted that MDW makes people central to the organisation and facilitates communication across the business. 

JohnsonDiversey is a world-wide supplier of innovative total solutions in the field of professional cleaning and hygiene. The JohnsonDiversey factory in Enschede has been using MDW since 2004 and it is now well embedded in the culture of the business. 

The general employers’ association AWVN, affiliated to VNO-NCW, is one of the largest employers’ organisations in the Netherlands. The association was founded in 1919 to promote its members interest and provide services in the social and economic fields. More than 900 companies and some 65 institutions from many branches of industry, the services sector and the world of harbours, transportation and logistics are affiliated to AWVN.