CR Magazine names JLL a top corporate citizen for fourth straight year

Firm recognized for environmental, social and governance performance

July 11, 2018

CHICAGO, July 11, 2018Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named JLL (NYSE: JLL) to its 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The roster recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance performance of public companies across the United States. As the only commercial real estate company listed, this marks the fourth consecutive year JLL has been included.

"Being a good corporate citizen is foundational for JLL's business," said Richard Batten, JLL's Global Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer. "We're pleased to be recognized by CR Magazine again and consider this another positive step in Building a Better Tomorrow for our clients, staff, shareholders and communities."

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List records 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures taken from publicly available information in seven categories: climate change, environment, human rights, governance, finance, employee relations and philanthropy & community support.

"The 100 Best ranking demonstrates that a company is dedicating resources towards its corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts," said Jen Boynton, Editor of CR Magazine. "Public disclosure allows its stakeholders to gain greater insights into a company's business practices."

Information on JLL's global sustainability efforts is available in the recently released sustainability report.

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 received the following U.S. and global awards in the last year:

  • LinkedIn Top Companies, third year in a row
  • Forbes 2018 America's Best Employers, fourth year in a row
  • Working Mother 100 Best Companies
  • Fortune 2018 World's Most Admired Companies
  • Ethisphere Institute's World's Most Ethical Companies, 11th year in a row
  • National Association for Female Executives Top Companies for Executive Women, third year in a row
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, fourth year in a row
  • 2018 Military Friendly® Employer, Victory Media
  • BLACK ENTERPRISE's 2018 50 Best Companies for Diversity


About JLL
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 83,500 as of March 31, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit