CORK, Ireland, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, has joined a call to action on the eve of the Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Cornwall, UK. Lending its support to an open letter issued by the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders, Johnson Controls has urged the G7 and other global leaders to accelerate a just transition in the race to net-zero and climate resilience, calling for bold commitments, policy and actions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
“Reducing energy waste from buildings also saves money, so there is every reason to accelerate action.”
The Alliance, an informal group facilitated by the World Economic Forum, of which Johnson Controls is a member, is the largest community of Chief Executive Officers in the world committed to climate action – representing 21 countries and 13 industries with combined revenues of $2.4 trillion. In its letter to the G7, it states that the current trajectory for greenhouse gas emissions is leading the world to “current and irreversible outcomes”, and says that with just five months to go before COP26 in November, “bold action” across private and public sectors is needed.
“There is no time to waste