The Productivity Equation


by Cynthia Curtis, Senior Vice President, JLL  

The perception of the role of buildings is shifting to more of an enabler of creative, innovative work, of enhanced productivity. Core to that is the view through a sustainability lens. 

Human Rights Reporting – New Management Briefing


There’s increasing focus and attention, from several key stakeholder groups, on the need for greater transparency on human rights. In Ethical Corporation’s newly published management briefing they look at the rising reputational, legal and brand risks, and some of the companies that are leading the way in Human Rights reporting.

Click here to access a complimentary copy 10-page management briefing

JLL Named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Ninth Consecutive Year

Press Release

CHICAGO, April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is the ninth year in a row that JLL has been included on Ethisphere’s list.

JLL Takes a Lead on Gender Equality

Press Release

CHICAGO, Apr. 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - JLL has joined more than 1,100 business leaders around the world to take a leadership position on gender equality by signing the UN’s Women’s Empowerment Principles.  These seven key principles emphasize the business case for corporate action to promote gender equality.  They have been designed to set a roadmap for best practice by elaborating the gender dimension of corporate responsibility and business' role in sustainable development. 

Six Reasons CEOs are Rallying for Sustainability

By Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services, JLL
Press Release

CHICAGO, April 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Advanced smart technology doesn't just make your building run better. When embraced at the C-suite level, it makes the entire organization smarter, too. And from what I've been hearing in recent conversations, CEOs—including JLL’s Colin Dyer speaking at the recent GreenBiz 16 conference—are increasingly seeing broad organizational value in placing sustainability front and center in corporate strategy.

COP21 Landmark Climate Accord Affirms JLL's Focus on the Long-Term Sustainability of its Business & Client Advice

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CHICAGO, December 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Following an historic Paris agreement where 195 nations committed to lowering planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, JLL is looking ahead to consider how COP21 will affect JLL’s clients, employees and investors.

What’s the Real Story? Reading Between the ESG Lines

Press Release

CHICAGO, December 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - While the triple bottom line is now an established principle in sustainability circles, moving from the platitudes in CSR reports to the hard data investors seek to understand the ROI of these measures involves a far more rigorous approach to disclosure.

JLL Reinforces Commitment to Global Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship

2014 Global Sustainability Report details continued progress in client service, green buildings, sustainable operations and workplace initiatives
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CHICAGO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - JLL launches “Our cities. Our future.” the firm’s recently released 2014 Global Sustainability Report. The Report demonstrates our continuing positive impact in its services and operations around the world. It also validates the increasing influence of ethical business practices and integrity on building and sustaining long-term client relationships and the value companies place on ethical principles and behaviors.

Nestlé, JLL, Novelis Inc., and Levi Strauss & Co Join 223 Companies in Supporting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Business Support from Wide-Ranging Industries in All Regions of the Country
Press Release

December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Marking the end of the comment period on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, 223 companies today announced their support for EPA’s proposed carbon standard for electric power plants, including industry giants such as IKEA, Mars Inc., VF Corporation, and Nestlé. Their support was communicated in a letter sent to the EPA, the Obama Administration, and Senate and House majority and minority leaders. The letter was coordinated by the nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization, Ceres.

Business Support for Policy Action on Climate Change Grows 20-Fold as the “Climate Declaration” Hits First Anniversary

17 Major Companies Meet with Congressional Leaders to Push for Climate Policies; IKEA Announces Purchase of Major Wind Farm in Illinois
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On the heels of a new UN report detailing damaging and accelerating impacts of climate change, top business executives from IKEA, JLL, Mars Inc., Sprint and VF Corp. met today with members of the Congressional Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change to discuss climate-related impacts on their companies, actions t


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