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Seventh Generation Named One of 2013 Best Places to Work in Vermont

BURLINGTON, VT -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- Seventh Generation was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Vermont. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Vermont was created by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department of Economic Development, the Vermont Department of Labor, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Vermont State Council and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2013 Best Places to Work in Vermont list is made up of 21 companies.

"There's no better place for the nation's leading green brand to be based than the Green Mountain State," said John Replogle, CEO of Seventh Generation. "We were born in Vermont 25 years ago and have been inspired by so many other great leaders and purpose-based companies here in the state. This is a great way to celebrate our twenty-fifth anniversary as we look forward to growing, learning and improving over the next twenty-five right here in Vermont."

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Vermont and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

About Seventh Generation Seventh Generation is committed to being the most trusted brand of household and personal care products for your living home. Our products offer solutions for the air, surfaces, fabrics, pets and people within your home -- and for the community and environment outside of it. Seventh Generation also offers baby products that are safe for your children and the planet. The company derives its name from the Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy that states, "In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations." Every time you use a Seventh Generation product you are making a difference by saving natural resources, reducing pollution, and making the world a better place for this and the next seven generations. For information on Seven Generation cleaning, paper, baby and feminine personal care products, to find store locations, and explore the company's website visit www.seventhgeneration.com. To read more about Seventh Generation's corporate responsibility, visit the company's Corporate Consciousness Report.

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