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Johnson Controls Recognized for Commitment to Corporate Responsibility

Submitted by: Johnson Controls, Inc.

Categories: Ratings & Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Jul 21, 2008 – 10:00 AM EST

 

Included on FTSE4Good Index Series for Fifth Consecutive Year

Jul. 21 /CSRwire/ - MILWAUKEE,WI. - July 21, 2008 - Johnson Controls, a Fortune 100 company that creates smart environments for vehicles, homes and workplaces, today announced its inclusion on the 2008 FTSE4Good Index Series. This is the fifth time the company has earned this recognition.

The FTSE4Good Index Series is calculated by the global index provider FTSE Group to measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards, and to facilitate investment in those companies. For more information about the FTSE4Good Index Series, please visit www.ftse.com/Indices/FTSE4Good_Index_Series/index.jsp.

"Corporate social responsibility is a commitment that's integrated into our values as well as our commercial activity around the world," said Charles Harvey, vice president of Diversity and Public Affairs for Johnson Controls. "Our automotive and building environment businesses are leading the way in delivering unique solutions that save energy and benefit the planet, and our employees are leading the way in supporting important causes that benefit people across the globe."

"We are delighted to be recognized by the FTSE4Good Index for translating our commitment into action in our workplaces and communities," he said.

Johnson Controls has been recognized in several corporate responsibility and sustainability indexes. In February, Institutional Investor Magazine cited Johnson Controls as America's Most Shareholder-Friendly Company in the category of consumer - autos and auto parts for the second consecutive year. Johnson Controls was also recognized as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). The company's commitment to sustainability has earned it industry and community recognition around the world, and it is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Domini 400 Social Index.


About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) 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.

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Mattes Johnson Controls Inc.
Phone: 1 414-524-2349

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