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JLL Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Firm ranks in the top 20 among major U.S. companies

Shanghai, May 7, 2015 — Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named JLL (NYSE: JLL) to its list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2015. This is the third time JLL has been included in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major companies in the United States. JLL earned the twentieth spot on the list of 100 companies.​

“JLL is committed to maintaining and expanding our role as a good corporate citizen,” said Colin Dyer, President and CEO of JLL. “We are proud of our reputation for acting with integrity, which benefits our clients, colleagues, shareholders and the communities in which we live and work. As we develop leading-edge services that help clients manage their real estate more effectively, including with a lower carbon footprint, we change our industry and our environment in positive ways. Together, this also ensures that JLL remains a sustainable enterprise that our stakeholders can confidently rely on for the long term.”​

CR Magazine recognized JLL for its commitment to employees, and the communities in which they work and live. JLL’s highest scores were in philanthropy, climate change and human rights, three major focus areas of the firm’s corporate sustainability (CSR) platform. In the last year within the U.S., JLL:​

spent 26,000 hours volunteering in local communities
earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index
delivered estimated energy savings of 377 million kWh for U.S. clients, equal to $39 million, and
reduced its own greenhouse gas emissions by 7 percent, equal to 1.5 metric tons per employe

“Companies that make our list make a tremendous effort to learn and disclose how their businesses impact employees, communities, and the environment,” said Bill Hatton, editor in chief of CR Magazine. “They engage in a wide range of responsible business practices, and they do so while succeeding financially as businesses. They exemplify good corporate citizenship.”​

Clients and third-party organizations continue to recognize JLL for its ethics, corporate citizenship and commitment to being an employer of choice. In the last year, Ethisphere named JLL a “World’s Most Ethical Company” for the eighth year. JLL was named a Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality by Human Rights Campaign™, a Top Workplace in cities across the U.S., and a “Most Admired” company by Fortune magazine. For more information, see JLL’s ongoing list of awards and recognition.​

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 303 data points of disclosure and performance measures—collected from publicly available information in several key categories. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index. Visit to access the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.​

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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.6 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further
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About Corporate Responsibility Magazine:

SharedXpertise Media LLC is the publisher of CR Magazine (, the leading voice of the corporate responsibility profession and the publisher of the 100 Best Corporate Citizen's List, which has been ranked one of America's three most-important business rankings according to PR Week. SharedXpertise alongside the Corporate Responsibility Association ( are also co-founders of the COMMIT!Forum, recognized worldwide as the leading event for corporate responsibility practitioners.

About the 100 Best Corporate Citizen's List:

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List was first published in 1999 in Business Ethics Magazine, and has been managed by CR Magazine since 2007. To compile the list, every company in the Russell 1000, the highest ranked stocks in the Russell 3000 Index of publicly held U.S. companies, is ranked according to 303 data points. The methodology for generating the list is governed by a Ratings and Rankings Committee of the Corporate

Responsibility Association (CRA).