Asian University for Women (AUW) and Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning announced that Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has donated USD 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. 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.

“Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning is very excited to have the opportunity to support the Asian University for Women. We sympathise 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 ControlsHitachi Air Conditioning.