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Johnson Controls globally recognized by Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes and FTSE4Good Index Series

Submitted by: Johnson Controls, Inc.

Categories: Socially Responsible Investing, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Sep 20, 2010 – 10:40 AM EST

 

MILWAUKEE, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, today announced its inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) World and North America categories for 2010.

This is the sixth consecutive year Johnson Controls has been named to the DJSI, which tracks the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Johnson Controls is the only North American company under the Automobiles and Parts category named to the prestigious World Index.

The annual DJSI review is based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards and labor practices.

Earlier this year the company was also named to the FTSE4Good Index Series for the seventh consecutive time. The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards, and facilitates investment in those companies.

"This year marks the 125th anniversary of Johnson Controls and we are celebrating this milestone around the world," said Charles Harvey, vice president, Diversity and Public Affairs. "Throughout our history, we have remained committed to delivering shareholder value in ways that foster social and environmental responsibility. We are therefore honored to be recognized by the DJSI and FTSE4Good indexes for our longstanding commitment to sustainability."

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.

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