Johnson Controls named to 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index

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The only top sustainability performer in the auto components sector

MILWAUKEE, Jan.22, 2015 --Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is again being included in the Corporate Knights 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index. Companies named to the Global 100 index are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors, selected from a starting universe of 4,609 listed companies with a market capitalization greater than $2 billion (USD). The Global 100 is determined using twelve quantitative sustainability indicators.

“Our selection to the Global 100 is a testament to the successful contributions of our 170,000 employees around the globe who demonstrate the value of sustainability in their work every day,” said Grady Crosby, vice president public affairs and chief diversity officer of Johnson Controls. 

Johnson Controls has been named to this elite list five times since inception in 2005. Corporate Knights unveiled its list at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  Johnson Controls is a Strategic Partner of the World Economic Forum.   

About Johnson Controls:

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 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 2014, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #12 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit or follow @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

About Corporate Knights:

Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights is a Toronto-based media and investment advisory company. For more information, please visit

Fraser Engerman

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