Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, has announced that it is donating $1-million, or nearly 100-million yen, to the Japan Red Cross through the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts currently underway in Japan.

"We have a responsibility to support the disaster relief efforts to help our customers and others who are in vital need of assistance," says Steve Roell, chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls.
The company also will collect donations from its 142,000 employees worldwide, to provide additional financial support.
Johnson Controls has approximately 2,000 employees in Japan and conducts business there through its Automotive Experience, Power Solutions and Building Efficiency businesses.