• Participate in the BLocal BUILD College.

Year Three Progress: No Update.

Year Four Progress: No Update.

Year Five Progress: No Update.


  • Commit to 50 percent of new hires into full-time positions and internships being women or minorities.

Year Three Progress: 21% of new hires were women or minorities.

Year Four Progress: 20% of new hires were women or minorities.

Year Five Progress: 98% of new hires were women or minorities.


  • Increase spend with local and diverse suppliers by 10 percent in FY18 beginning in October 2017 and by 15 percent in FY19 beginning in October 2018.

Year Three Progress: Spent $3,222,978.93 with diverse suppliers in 2018, and $3,725,462.24 with Baltimore City suppliers, an increase of 21% from 2017.

Year Four Progress: Spent 3,808,563.08 with diverse suppliers in 2019, and 15,486,308.95 with Baltimore City suppliers.

Year Five Progress: Spent 9,816,950.06 with diverse suppliers in 2020, and $16,828,550.20 with Baltimore City suppliers.

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Since our invention of the first electric room thermostat in 1885, we’ve been committed to delivering innovative products that help the world run smoothly, smartly, simply and safely.

Our global employees specialize in the following areas:

  • Building efficiency — with products, services and solutions to increase energy efficiency and lower operating costs for buildings worldwide.
  • Batteries and energy storage — including advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as stationary energy storage.
  • Automotive seats that deliver superior quality and performance.

We’ve grown tremendously during the past 130 years, both in size and market share. The secret to our success? Our values. We believe in going above and beyond to deliver value to our shareholders, help our customers succeed and be a good corporate citizen. In fact, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized us as the #17 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list in 2016.

Explore our site to see how we touch people’s lives — wherever they live, work or travel.

Johnson Controls joined BLocal during year two of the initiative.  Johnson Controls will report on progress in 2018.

Johnson Controls


John D. Prusak
Area General Manager – Chesapeake Area
Building Solutions, North America
60 Loveton Circle • Sparks, Md 21152
410-207-3358 mobile
410-527-2612 office