Submitted by: Johnson Controls, Inc.
Posted: Jul 13, 2009 – 03:39 PM EST
MILWAUKEE, WI - July 13, 2009 - Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) has been recognized by Jantzi Research and Maclean's magazine as one of Canada's Top 50 Most Responsible Corporations based on environmental, social and governance practices.
"CSR performance impacts business and consumer decisions, and the emphasis placed on CSR is continuing to increase," Jantzi Research President Michael Jantzi said in announcing the award. He noted "the significant effort it takes to develop CSR policies and put them into practice throughout your organization. We are pleased to recognize Johnson Controls as a top performer."
The recognition further validates Johnson Controls' approach to CSR, which focuses on employee engagement and development, volunteerism and community outreach, and workforce and supplier diversity. The integration of CSR into the company's business operations has generated invaluable goodwill in the communities where it does business.
"Through our products and services we impact the lives of millions of consumers each day," said Charles A.Harvey, vice president, Diversity and Public Affairs at Johnson Controls. "Our employees are continuously working to refine our CSR initiatives to support the success of our customers and ensure the growth of our businesses."
The list of the 50 Most Responsible Corporations is included in Maclean's June 22nd issue. Maclean's is Canada's largest-circulation current affairs magazine, with 2.4 million readers.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is the global leader that brings ingenuity to the places where people live, work and travel. By integrating technologies, products and services, we create smart environments that redefine the relationships between people and their surroundings. Our team of 140,000 employees creates a more comfortable, safe and sustainable world through our products and services for more than 200 million vehicles, 12 million homes and one million commercial buildings. Our commitment to sustainability drives our environmental stewardship, good corporate citizenship in our workplaces and communities, and the products and services we provide to customers. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com/.
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