MILWAUKEE, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, today announced its inclusion on both the World and North America Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for 2011.
This is the seventh consecutive year Johnson Controls has been named to both DJSI indexes. DJSI works in partnership with SAM, an investment boutique focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing that 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, and only one of two companies in that category named to the North America 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, climate strategy, environmental policy/management systems, supply chain standards and labor practices.
"We are honored to be recognized by DJSI and SAM for our longstanding commitment to sustainability," said Charles Harvey, vice president, diversity and public affairs for Johnson Controls. "Throughout our 126-year history, we have remained committed to delivering shareholder value in ways that foster social and environmental responsibility."
About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 154,000 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.