CHICAGO, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named JLL (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 http://www.thecro.com.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
About Corporate Responsibility Magazine:
SharedXpertise Media LLC is the publisher of CR Magazine (www.thecro.com), 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 (www.corporateresponsibilityassociation.org), are also co-founders of the COMMIT!Forum, recognized worldwide as the leading event for corporate responsibility practitioners.
About the 100 Best Corporate Citizens 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 260 data points. The methodology for generating the list is governed by the Ratings and Rankings Thought Leadership Council of the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA).
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