Johnson Controls named 2014 Global 100 most sustainable Corporations Index
Johnson Controls, a global multi industrial company with established core business in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries has been named again by Corporate Knights to the 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index
The Global 100 is an annual project and inclusion on the on the list is limited to a select group of the top 100 large cap companies in the world. Johnson Controls has been named to this list four times since inception in 2005.
More recently Johnson Controls has opened a new automotive seat foam (molded polyuretan foam) manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico. The new 100000 square foot (9300 m2) plant will supply seating foam to automakers in central Mexico. The facility has one foam line and employs around 150 persons and will reach full production in approximately five years. During such time the number of employees is expected to increase. Johnson Controls is a global leader in automotive seating, overhead systems, door and instrument panels, and interior electronics. It helps all major automakers to differentiate their vehicles through products, technologies and advanced manufacturing capabilities. Johnson Controls has a global capacity to serve around 50 million cars annually.
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries with 17000 employees, creating quality products, services and solutions to optimise energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, and interior systems for automobiles. The commitment to sustainability dates back as far to the roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat.