Clorox Believes that Clean Matters
Clorox believes clean is more than getting rid of dirt and germs. Sure, it’s about wiping away what came before, but it’s also about celebrating what happens after. Clean is just the beginning. What comes next is everything.
Helping Our Community
Helping others thrive is the focus of everything we do at Clorox. Our commitment is found in the products we sell and the projects we’ve funded around the world. From sanitizing water in South America to saving native trees in the United States, Clorox knows that clean matters.
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Clorox bleach damages equipment and surfaces.
We Go Way Back
We've been a staple of American households for over a century - and we're just getting started.
Five businessmen invest $100 each to found America’s first commercial liquid bleach factory, the Electro-Alkaline Company.
The Electro-Alkaline Company changes its name to the Clorox Chemical Corporation.
Clorox liquid bleach for home use achieves national distribution in its iconic quart-sized container.
Clorox earns the respect of consumers when it refuses to dilute its liquid bleach due to shortages of chlorine gas during WW2.
The first local television commercials for Clorox® Liquid Bleach appear.
Clorox common stock, previously traded over the counter, begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Clorox makes its first appearance on the Fortune 500 list.
The Clorox company buys a 24-story building located at 1221 Broadway in Oakland, California, which serves as its headquarters. Since the day we were founded, The Clorox Company has been proud to call Oakland, California, our home. When other U.S. corporations were fleeing troubled downtowns in the 1970s, we moved our main offices from the outskirts to the city center as part of a major urban renewal project.
Clorox.com, the company’s first website, goes live on Dec. 11, 1994.
Clorox earns a 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, a nationally recognized measure of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace.
Clorox celebrates its 100-year anniversary, placing itself in the top 1% of companies.