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The Diversey Shield Program Offers Opportunity in a Time of Crisis

July 1, 2020


Diversey a leading global hygiene and cleaning company has announced the launch of its new Shield Program. The Program is designed to respond to the new era of cleanliness, as facilities worldwide begin the process of reopening following the pandemic. The Shield Program will be launched globally across the full range of sectors in which Diversey operate, including: Hospitality, Food Service, Education, Offices - specifically targeting Building Service Contractors (BSCs) - and in Retail environments.

Making a Visible Commitment 

The CEO of Diversey, Phil Wieland states: “Post-Covid 19 companies have to respond to a new awareness of the value of clean. There is now an urgent need to convey a visible commitment to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness. This means satisfying raised expectations for safer and healthier hotels, restaurants, schools, offices and retail environments. Our new Shield Program offers a demonstrable way to drive and restore trust. It enables businesses to communicate their enhanced hygiene measures in a fast and easy way to ensure the confidence of staff, guests, visitors and students alike.”

A Protective Shield that Embraces Confidence and Trust

Businesses who match Diversey’s stringent Program requirements are allowed to display the Clean and Ready Shield badge in their entryways. It is awarded to those facilities whose staff have properly implemented and are committed to upholding the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness and disinfection. Once enrolled as a member of the Shield Program, businesses will undergo periodic audits that deliver a thorough and all-encompassing independent verification that they are continuing to maintain the highest level of cleaning and disinfection.

Delivering the Advantages of AHP Technology

Diversey’s Hygiene guidelines are designed to help minimize the risk for guests and workers and provide the tools facilities need to be successful. This includes working with businesses to develop, train, and be verified by Diversey’s two-step cleaning and disinfection processes. This enables facilities to maintain the highest standards of disinfection through the use of Diversey’s patented AHP technology, which delivers hospital grade disinfection for a shorter contact time to inactivate and kill the virus. 

Harnessing Diversey’s Global Hygiene Expertise 

The Shield Program combines the acknowledged global expertise of Diversey and Diversey Consulting to provide a unique end-to-end solution. Utilizing the Diversey Hygiene Academy. They can offer expert backed protocols unique to a business as well as online training, webinars, and certifications for the employees and participating establishments in three key areas: Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection Protocols, Food Safety and COVID-19 Safety. 

A Source of Pride and a Clear Indication of Commitment. 

Diversey is experienced at delivering hygiene to the most exacting standards, from healthcare environments to pharmaceutical clean rooms. Customers can be assured that the program has a long-term focus, with protection that is linked directly to experience, and a more sustainable approach. 

Phil Wieland concludes: “The Diversey Shield will be a lighthouse for anyone looking for safety. Our partners will be able to provide the most sought after user experience - which is trust and peace of mind. Our partners will regain business sustainability - a well-deserved return for their tireless efforts and meticulous hygiene practices – and can look forward to the opportunity to build a successful and more resilient business in these exceptionally difficult times.”

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<div class="line">&nbsp;</div> <h2>About Solenis</h2> <p>Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company&rsquo;s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2024 Best Managed Company Gold Standard honoree, recognized four years in a row.</p> <p>For additional information about Solenis, please visit <a href="/en/"></a> or follow us on social media.</p>



Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications