CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named JLL (NYSE: JLL) a most responsible company in its Best Corporate Citizens by Industry Sector ranking. The firm tops the financial, insurance and real estate category, and this marks the second straight year JLL has ranked first.
"Being a good corporate citizen is one of our primary ambitions as a firm," said Richard Batten, JLL's Global Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer. "We're proud to be the leader in our category again this year and look forward to continued excellence in corporate social responsibility moving forward."
The Industry Sector ranking is derived from CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, which recognizes standout corporate responsibility and sustainability performance of public companies across the US. The list looks across seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy & community support.
In the Industry Sector ranking, JLL ranked particularly highly in the areas of employee relations, human rights, corporate governance and philanthropy & community support.
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 US and global awards in the last year:
- Dow Jones Sustainability Index, North America, second year in a row
- One of World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 10th year in a row
- LinkedIn Top Companies, second year in a row
- Working Mother 100 Best Companies
- Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, fourth year in a row
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 $145 billion. At the end of the third quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 80,000. As of September 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $59.0 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 ir.jll.com.
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