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JLL named one of CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

​​​​​Shanghai, 4 May 2017 - Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named J​L​L​ (NYSE: JLL) to its 18th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. The roster recognizes the standout corporate responsibility and sustainability​ performance of public companies across the United States. As the only commercial real estate company listed, this marks the third consecutive year JLL has been included. 

"For JLL, being a good corporate citizen is central to who we are," said Richard Batten, JLL's Global Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer. "This award reaffirms our commitment to Building a Better Tomorrow for our clients, employees, shareholders and the communities in which we live and work."

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures—harvested from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy & community support. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index.

"CR Magazine is proud to present the only ranking list that doesn't rely on self-reporting," said Elliot Clark, CEO of CR Magazine. "Each year, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List measures the success of the corporate responsibility movement by celebrating the most successful, most transparent companies who report on their responsible practices. We congratulate those honored on this year's list for their commitment to corporate responsibility."

Clients and third-party organizations continue to recognize JLL globally for its ethics, corporate citizenship and commitment to being an employer of choice. JLL has collected the following U.S. and global awards in the last year:

  • Dow Jones​​ Sustainability Index, North America
  • One of World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 10th year in a row
  • America's Most JUST Company in the Real Estate Industry, Forbes' Inaugural "JUST 100" list
  • Winning "W" Company, 2020 Women on Boards, 5th year in a row
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, 2nd year in a row

CR Magazine is America's leading voice on corporate responsibility, providing case studies, analyzing best practices, and tracking trends in the five primary segments of CR: energy and the environment, risk management, governance and compliance, employee relations, and human rights.

For access to the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List visit​

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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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides man​agement and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information,

JLL has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 34,000 employees operating in 92 offices in 16 countries across the region. The firm won 15 awards at the Internationa​​l Property Awards Asia Pacific in 2016 and was named number one real estate advisor in Asia at the 2015 Euromoney Real Estate Awards.  

​In Greater China, the firm was named ‘Best Property Consultancy in China’ at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2016, and has more than 2,200 professionals and 14,000 on-site sta​​ff providing quality real estate advice and services in over 80 cities across the country.​​​​