Submitted by: Johnson Controls, Inc.
Posted: Mar 29, 2011 – 10:46 AM EST
MILWAUKEE, Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, today announced its inclusion on the FTSE4Good Index Series for 2011. This is the eighth time the company has earned this recognition.
The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate ethical standards and social responsibility criteria. The FTSE4Good Index Series helps to facilitate investment in those companies. Johnson Controls received an overall ESG (environment, social and governance) rating score of 91 out of 100 points.
"We are honored to be recognized by the FTSE4Good indexes for our long-standing commitment to sustainability. For more than 125 years, Johnson Controls' products and services and approach to business demonstrate our commitment to the highest standards of performance, teamwork, inclusion, leadership and growth," said Charles Harvey, vice president, Diversity and Public Affairs. "Our employees are leading the way in delivering solutions that save energy, benefit the planet and help people around the world."
For more information about the FTSE4Good Index Series, please visit www.ftse.com/Indices/FTSE4Good_Index_Series/index.jsp.
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 142,000 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. In 2011, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #1 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.
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