Who We Are

Our passion is to build smarter, healthier, and more sustainable tomorrows

At Johnson Controls, we transform the environments where people live, work, learn and play. We reimagine the performance of buildings and make spaces smarter, healthier, and more sustainable through the world`s largest portfolio of building technology, software, and service solutions.

Fast Facts

#1 Sustainability drives us

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. We focus on driving decarbonization, creating healthy buildings, and developing innovative solutions enabled by our award-winning technology.

Looking upward at a tall glass building with trees reflecting in the glass
Looking upward at a tall glass building with trees reflecting in the glass
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#2 We combat climate change

The actions we’ve taken as a company to combat the effects of climate change earned us global recognition in leading sustainability indexes. For example, we’re ranked within the top 100 for the 2022 Global ranking by Corporate Knights for the eighth consecutive time and are number one in the industry group for Building Products.

Woman sitting in the lobby of a modern office building with plants and greenery around her
Woman sitting in the lobby of a modern office building with plants and greenery around her
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#3 Here, diversity isn’t a buzzword

In 2022, Johnson Controls was named to Forbes Best Employers for Diversity. We were selected based on more than 50,000 independent surveys of U.S. employees. Delivering on diversity, equity, and inclusion-based outcomes goes beyond a foundational value. We’ve made it a global business imperative. For example, we’ve set a goal to double the representation of women in leadership roles by 2025.

Close up of woman in hard hat and safety glasses
Close up of woman in hard hat and safety glasses
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#4 We’re ethical

At Johnson Controls, we don’t just talk about operating ethically, we live it every day. In fact, we were awarded The World’s Most Ethical Company 15 times since 2007 by Ethisphere Magazine.

Close-up of a hand holding a compass
Close-up of a hand holding a compass
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#5 We don’t just talk the talk

As of 2022, our corporate headquarters in the U.S. is one of the most environmentally advanced buildings in the world. As the global leader for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, we’ve set ambitious commitments and targets as well as a net-zero carbon pledge to support a healthy, more sustainable planet over the next two decades – and we’re on track to meet these goals!

Multiple-story lobby inside a contemporary office building
Multiple-story lobby inside a contemporary office building
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#6 We deliver healthy buildings

We reimagine the future of buildings to create healthy, safe, and comfortable spaces. In 2022, we were named as Microsoft’s top Sustainability Changemaker and U.S. IoT Partner of the Year. Recognitions like this affirm Johnson Controls as a leader in digital transformation and the reinvention of healthy buildings.

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Close up of the angles and geometry in a cross-section of a building
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#7 Our award-winning technology is improving the environment

Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue technology has proven to be a game-changer in creating the smart buildings of tomorrow. We work on award winning technology that delivers sustainability, safety, and health in 90% of the world’s most iconic buildings.

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Male Johnson Controls employee working with multiple computers
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#8 No really. We’re big on sustainability

We’ve been recognized with the Terra Carta award for our demonstrated commitment to, and momentum towards, the creation of genuinely sustainable markets, and named to the prestigious list of Financial Times European Climate Leaders that recognize companies that have shown the highest reduction of their emission intensity.

Exterior of modern glass office building and nearby trees
Exterior of modern glass office building and nearby trees
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#9 We’re human

Great companies are made of great people. Ask anyone at Johnson Controls and they will tell you it’s our people that make the difference. In 2022, we were named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility magazine for the 17th year in a row.

Close-up of male smiling Johnson Controls employee
Close-up of male smiling Johnson Controls employee
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#10 We’re kind of a big deal

We’ve been around for more than 135 years and have a massive global footprint, with approximately 100,000 employees operating in over 2,000 locations across 150 countries.

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Looking down as people walk along a spiral glass walkway inside an office building
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#11 We set high standards

Innovation is part of our DNA. We spearhead the creation and adoption of advanced building solutions. It’s our unending quest for the cutting-edge. In 2022, Johnson Controls was named to FORTUNE’s “World Most Admired Companies” list.

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Male Johnson Controls employee holding pipe in an industrial setting
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Our Locations

Delivering solutions worldwide

While we’re in the business of reducing carbon footprints, our geographical footprint is huge – we serve customers in over 150 countries from 2,000+ locations. At Johnson Controls, we’re one team with shared values, but our global and diverse workforce is key to delivering innovation, value for our customers, and ultimately success for our company.

North America

Number of employees in region – Approximately 41,000
Corporate & Regional Headquarters – Glendale, Wisconsin; United States

Johnson Controls is no newcomer to green. In fact, our North American Headquarters in Glendale, Wisconsin earned a LEED® platinum certification – the highest recognition for healthy, efficient, carbon and cost-saving buildings across the globe. We have several thousand employees that are based in Wisconsin, and many more colleagues working in the field, at manufacturing sites, in corporate offices – and virtually – across the U.S. and Canada. Regardless of where our employees are located though, they are essential to powering the mission of our customers.

Johnson Controls North American headquarters in Glendale, Wisconsin

The camaraderie and teamwork that takes place here at Johnson Controls is like no other organization.

Jon Evert | Corporate HR Director | United States

Latin America

Number of employees in region – Approximately 15,000
Regional Headquarters – Multiple key locations

With a presence spanning Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Chile, Columbia, Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil, we’re firmly committed to our employees and customers in Latin America. Our products and services, and most importantly, our employees, are the driving force behind innovation in smart buildings and industries. Moreover, as the smart buildings market experiences growth in this region, we empower our customers to bring their vision of sustainability to life. We make sustainability our business.

A Latin American city skyline with mountains in the background

I have gained an understanding in the finance areas of the company and further developed myself for a successful career.

Adriana | IT Business Analyst | Mexico

Europe, Middle East & Africa

Number of employees in region – Approximately 18,000
Global & Regional Headquarters – Cork, Ireland

Known as the smartest building in Ireland, our Global headquarters at One Albert Quay, Cork, is living proof of what a building can achieve with Johnson Controls OpenBlue technology. Whether we’re digitizing our own HQ in Ireland, collaborating with Powerhouse Alliance in Norway to create the largest net energy-positive building in the northern hemisphere, or providing a security management solution for the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, we future-proof buildings into smart, healthy, and sustainable spaces for countless customers and communities. Across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, we’re at the forefront of decarbonization and creating the next generation of smart and connected buildings.

Johnson Controls global headquarters in Cork, Ireland

I am most proud of our corporate culture that we represent both externally and internally.

Michal | Service Engineer | Czech Republic

Asia Pacific

Number of employees in region – Approximately 22,000
Regional Headquarters – Shanghai, China

Johnson Controls’ footprint in Asia Pacific spans 20 manufacturing sites, 11 R&D centers, and 300 branches. Our regional HQ in Shanghai, China set a new standard for smart buildings and sustainable design by generating 44% savings in overall energy consumption and saving 4.8 million liters (about twice the volume of an Olympic-size swimming pool!) of water annually. We’ve also contributed to the construction of many iconic landmarks in Asia such as the Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, Hong Kong International Finance Center (II), Taipei 101 and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. From our products and services portfolio to our people, we drive the outcomes that matter most.

Johnson Controls Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Shanghai, China

I am passionate to be part of a supportive ecosystem that encourages larger representation of women in the tech industries.

Chloe | Data Science Lead | Singapore

We’ve Been There

We’re rooted in innovation

Portrait of Johnson Controls founder, Warren Johnson