JLL Embeds Sustainability Across All Services and Operations
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Real estate and investment management company JLL recently released its 2016 sustainability report, highlighting the company's future-oriented actions through its Building a Better Tomorrow program.
The program is designed to embed environmental, social and financial responsibilities across all of JLL's services and operations. The actions are based on four pillars: generating value for clients, engaging the company's people, transforming workplaces and supporting communities.
One of the highlights is JLL being listed as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for the 10th straight year in 2017. On top of that, it has notched up 138 green building certifications, which represents a 14 percent increase from last year.
Renewable energy is a major part of JLL's sustainability program. The company provided advice on renewable energy projects with potential to prevent more than 464,900 metric tons of CO2e.
It has also saved clients more than 558 million kWh in energy savings in the U.S. alone, besides investing $16.5 million on training around the globe.
Philanthropy is a major part of the sustainability package. JLL gave away $5 million in corporate and employee donations to charity while staff volunteered more than 6,700 days in volunteer work.]
"The world's financial, social and environmental challenges demand a bolder response from businesses around the globe," Christian Ulbrich, JLL's CEO, said in a statement. "This is why we're committed to new ways of partnering with our stakeholders that help achieve our shared ambitions for a sustainable future."
Follow the link to download the report.
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