At Johnson Controls, sustainability runs through every aspect of our business. We seek to effect positive change by optimizing our own operations, committing to net zero carbon before 2040, and providing powerful sustainability solutions for our customers.
We believe that, through collaboration and advanced technologies like OpenBlue, businesses and governments can accelerate climate change action, unlock green growth opportunities, and build resilient, sustainable economies.
Johnson Controls is proud to take part in the UN COP26 Climate Change conference. We see it as a vital platform for accelerating climate action and empowering customers and future generations to consume less energy, conserve resources, and identify pathways to achieving healthy, net zero carbon buildings and communities.
There’s not a second to waste. The time to act is now.
The buildings we use contribute 40% of the world’s global emissions. What will be the key drivers in successfully decarbonizing them? This is just one of the key questions our CEO George Oliver will be discussing on a special panel during the Sustainability Innovation Forum at #COP26. Watch on demand.
We’re honored to be one of just 45 companies awarded this inaugural Terra Carta Seal, which recognizes global companies driving innovation and commitment to building a sustainable future. This recognition reinforces our ambition to reach net zero by 2040.
Featuring George Oliver and Julie Sweet, Chair & CEO of Accenture, this virtual webinar will discuss establishing actionable outcomes and measurable strategies for carbon neutrality across buildings.
Businesses need to be ready to move fast and jump-start a clean supply chain of the future. The First Movers Coalition is driving demand for decarbonizing technologies.
The Alliance, an informal group facilitated by the World Economic Forum, calls on governments to work with the private sector to accelerate the race to net zero and urges world leaders to seize the opportunity to set out bold policy agreements to give the world a chance of limiting the global average temperature increase to 1.5°C and achieving a just transition.
Katie McGinty, vice president and chief sustainability and external relations officer, Johnson Controls, participated in POLITICO’s Sustainability Summit: From Pledge to Action—The Next Sustainability Wave. She joined Jules Kortenhorst, CEO of RMI, to discuss post COP26 topics in a segment called “Engaging the Private Sector for Climate Action.” Follow the link to watch the discussion.
Climate Action recently caught up with Tomas Brannemo, Vice President and President of Building Solutions Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America (EMEALA), Johnson Controls, to discuss what role buildings play in helping the global community achieve its net-zero goals. View the video.
George Oliver is the chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls. He is extremely committed to sustainability issues, and spoke on climate change at President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate in April 2021. George also serves as chair of the Business Roundtable Energy and Environment Committee.
Katie McGinty is our Vice President and Chief Sustainability and External Relations Officer. With more than 25 years of public private sector experience, Katie is tasked with driving top-tier sustainability performance for our business.
Tomas Brannemo is Vice President and President of Building Solutions Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America (EMEALA). Tomas oversees all aspects of operations across the EMEALA region, including the roll-out of sustainable solutions.