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Corporate Sustainability

Philanthropy and Social Responsibility

Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

Johnson Controls is a member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP). This program represents a select group of leading corporations that provide the highest level of support to Red Cross Relief efforts - providing comfort and safety for those impacted by disasters and ensuring sustainable relief efforts. Johnson Controls has donated $500,000 annually since 2012.

Employee volunteerism
Employee Volunteerism

Our employees worldwide generously contribute their talent, resources and time annually to make a difference wherever Johnson Controls operates.

  • Blue Sky Involve provides grants to encourage employee teams to volunteer with local non-profit organizations all around the world in support of the arts, education, environment, health and social service.
  • The Community Leadership Program seeks to connect individual employees to opportunities that leverage their skills and interests. Efforts include outside organizational board and committee work, mentoring and tutoring.

Environmental Leadership Program (ELP)

Our philanthropy program gives thousands of young people jobs and experience in conservation, leadership training and environmental stewardship.

  • The U.S. program is active in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Detroit, Michigan.
  • The global program takes place in Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Mexico.
Johnson Controls Foundation
Johnson Controls Foundation

Our foundation provides financial gifts to select U.S.-based organizations located in the communities where we have a presence. Each year, we distribute millions of dollars in grants to support the following:

Sponsorships and Events

We proudly sponsor hundreds of events in our local communities each year. Events range from luncheons and galas to trainings and networking functions. If you have an event and would like Johnson Controls involvement, please email your request to community.relations@jci.com.

STEM Leadership Program

Johnson Controls supports K-12 education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). STEM fields are the cornerstone of our business.  The program provides opportunities for experiential learning and mentorship to help develop the skills that will enable students to be successful in the future.