Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is a financial and professional services firm that specializes in commercial real estate and investment management. The company and its nearly 62,000 employees work in over 80 countries, offering integrated services on a local, regional and global scale to clients seeking to own, occupy, or invest in real estate. JLL has 287 corporate offices and operates through four business segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific and LaSalle.
Jones Lang LaSalle recently launched a corporate program that embeds sustainability and corporate social responsibility into its operations. The company owns hundreds of buildings with LEED, BREEAM, or other environmental certifications and applies its policies and initiatives in order to deliver sustainability solutions to its investors and occupiers. In a recent year, JLL advised on projects that saved nearly $500 million in utility costs and helped avoid roughly 247,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions. The company now employs approximately 1,700 accredited sustainability professionals. In order to ensure responsible investment practices, JLL has a range of tools, guidelines and a GreenGuide that detail how it incorporates corporate social responsibility into decision-making processes for investments. The company also strictly monitors its ethics and employees complete more than 12,000 hours of compliance and responsibility training each year. Additionally, JLL offers its employees career development opportunities and fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace. To invest in local communities, the company contributes millions of dollars to charity and in a recent year, its employees gave more than 5,500 days of volunteer time.
Jones Lang LaSalle does not provide metrics on water usage or waste generation from its properties, other than its own facilities. Additionally, the company recently settled charges with the SEC alleging failure to disclose insider stockholdings and stock trades in a timely manner.
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