Johnson Controls 2014 EPA Climate Leadership Award Winner

Recognized for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management
Feb 26, 2014 4:30 PM ET
Press Release

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), and The Climate Registry (TCR), recognized Johnson Controls with a 2014 Climate Leadership Award last night during their annual awards dinner and gala.

Awardees are honored for exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in reducing carbon pollution and addressing climate change. Award recipients represent a wide array of industries, including finance, manufacturing, retail, technology, higher education and local government. Recipients have demonstrated leadership in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in internal operations and throughout the supply chain, as well as integrating climate resilience into their operating strategies. Johnson Controls was one of only 19 award winners for 2014.

“Johnson Controls is committed to reducing the environmental footprint of our operations, improving the eco-efficiency of our supply chain and helping our customers meet their sustainability objectives," said Clay Nesler, Vice President of Global Energy and Sustainability.  "Over the past 10 years, we have been able to limit absolute greenhouse gas emissions growth to 10 percent while our revenue has increased 78 percent.”

The Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award) recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify corporate GHG inventories and achieve aggressive corporate GHG emissions reduction goals.

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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 2013, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit

Karen Sommer
Johnson Controls
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