Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls

For Johnson Controls, a recognized leader in sustainability worldwide, the promise of a green and renewable future burns bright. As a corporate program partner in SCA’s Conservation Leadership Corps, JCI and SCA work to elevate and transform diverse urban youth as they in turn, transform their landscapes and communities.  Corps members develop leadership, career skills and a conservation and service ethic that prepare our members to thrive in the 21st century green economy. First launching in 2006 with 40 students in Johnson Controls’ hometown of Milwaukee, the Corps has expanded to Baltimore and Detroit, engaging over 1200 youth and young adults

In 2009, the Milwaukee Corps won prestigious recognition from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which cited it as one of six “best practice in green jobs for youth programs” in the country.

Today, hundreds of teens are employed in outdoor summer jobs in what Jennifer Mattes, director of Global Public Affairs at Johnson Controls, describes as “a model for public-private-non-profit partnerships.”

“SCA brings expertise in environmental stewardship, leadership development and diversity all into one program, which matches our corporate values, and our commitment to sustainability and the community,” Mattes states.

 

  • VIDEO: Teens attend Green Jobs Day
  • NEWS: CLC Providing Summer Jobs for Detroit Teens
  • Conservation Leadership Corps Johnson Controls Website
  • Baltimore CLC Summer 2013 Highlights
  • VIDEO: Detroit Community Program
  • Milwaukee CLC 2013 Program
    Milwaukee CLC Program 2013 Highlights

News, Stories & Projects

BALTIMORE, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Thirty-six Baltimore teens begin work to restore and maintain Baltimore-area parks this month as the Johnson Controls Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) program launches into its sixth year. The program provides local teens with job-readiness training and skills in sustainability, leadership and teamwork through six weeks of meaningful paid employment.

Read more

Source: CBS Detroit LocalDETROIT — Detroit-area teens are putting their green thumbs to work thanks to Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industry leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.Eighty high school students will start participating this week in the Conservation Leadership Corps, a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls in collaboration

Read more

On the Saturday before Earth Day, a group of students and nature lovers took to Belle Isle, chopping down trees instead of putting them up.
Their target was honeysuckle, the popular plant that’s actually an invasive species, sprouting all over the island into massive bushes with thick, striated branc

Read more

Environmental work and education program focuses on local flood cleanup effort. Seventy Milwaukee teens, sponsored by Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI) are keeping busy this summer as participants of the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) summer youth employment program.

Read more

Green Teens: Conservation Leadership Corps Returns to Detroit, Provides Summer Jobs to 80 High School Students Johnson Controls partners with Student Conservation Association and The Greening of Detroit for innovative green jobs program

Read more

Pages