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CHICAGO, October 3, 2016 – Leading global real estate services firm JLL (NYSE:JLL) announced today it has joined the Corporate Advisory Board of the World Green Building Council (WGBC).
The World Green Building Council is a network of national green building councils in more than 100 countries, making it the world’s largest international organization influencing the green building marketplace. The announcement comes shortly after World Green Building Week 2016, the flagship awareness event of the global green building movement led by WGBC from September 26 to October 2.
“We look forward to joining the select group of companies on the WGBC Corporate Advisory Board, enabling more sustainable buildings around the world.” said Sarah Nicholls, Director of Global Sustainability at JLL. “At JLL, we believe in Building a Better Tomorrow – a financially, environmentally and socially sustainable world of progressive spaces and positive attitudes where everyone can thrive to accomplish ambitions.”
“We’re delighted to welcome JLL onto the World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board,” said Terri Wills, CEO of the World Green Building Council. “JLL is a true global leader on green buildings, from its work to help clients to achieve the highest sustainability standards, to its role in enhancing workplace productivity and health. JLL will be a huge asset to the Corporate Advisory Board, and we look forward to collaborating with them to deliver green building for all.”
JLL has a strong record of achieving LEED and other building certifications for itself and its clients, and in 2015, helped clients secure a total of 121 green building certifications. The firm has also played an active role in WGBC’s Better Places for People campaign, which promotes healthy, green buildings. JLL sits on the campaign’s Steering Committee and contributed to WGBC’s groundbreaking Health, Wellbeing & Productivity in Offices report.
About JLLJLL (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 management 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, visit www.jll.com.
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