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Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning Announces Scholarship Program to Support Women's Education in Asia.

Asian University for Women('AUW') and Johnson Controls - Hitachi Air Coditioning, Inc. announced today that Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has donated US$50,000 to support full scholarships for students of Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. AUW is a leading international, independent university for women in South Asia that is committed to making world-class liberal arts and sciences education accessible to women who aim to become leaders in their communities. Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning is a leading provider of air conditioning solutions headquartered in Japan.

The Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning Scholarship will be granted to highly-motivated young Asian women who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership ability as they develop their skills, expertise, and professional networks to solve the most pressing issues of the day with innovative and bold solutions. The scholarships will cover their tuition, room and board, healthcare, textbooks, school supplies, and all other educational expenses.

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning and its family of companies carry out a wide range of social responsibility activities, guided by our five values of Integrity First, Purpose Led, Customer Driven, Future Focused and One Team. We are committed to doing well by doing good and holding ourselves accountable to make the world a better place through the solutions we provide, our engagement in society, the way we do business, and our commitment to protect people and the environment.

'Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning is very excited to have the opportunity to support the Asian University for Women. We sympathize deeply with school's philosophy, spirit and aspiration to promote women's empowerment and status improvement. Being 'future focused' is one of our core values, and we see this as a unique opportunity to support the next generation of female leaders and businesspeople in Asia,' says Franz Cerwinka, Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning.

'Asian University for Women is delighted to have the commitment of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning to increase access to higher education for highly talented young women in Asia. Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning recognizes the untapped potential of women to become business leaders and social innovators who will engage all strata of society and promote the positive and sustainable development of the region. By investing in students of the Asian University for Women, Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has become a model of local capacity building and regional collaboration,' says Professor Nirmala Rao, Vice Chancellor of AUW.

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Publication:The President Post (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Date:Sep 30, 2018
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