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JLL Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Recognition adds to significant awards globally for governance and ethics

CHICAGO, IL, May 25, 2016 — Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named JLL (NYSE: JLL) to its list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2016. This is the fourth time JLL has been included in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major companies in the United States. CR Magazine recognized JLL for its commitment to employees and the communities in which they work and live.

“We are committed to being a good corporate citizen, which is a fundamental value for JLL,” said Colin Dyer, President and CEO of JLL. “This award reaffirms that commitment for our employees, our clients and the communities in which we live and work,” Dyer added.

JLL’s highest scores were in philanthropy, climate change and human rights, three major focus areas of the firm’s corporate sustainability (CSR) platform.

“Companies that make our list strive to be transparent while disclosing how their business impacts employees, communities and the environment,” said Belinda Sharr, editor of CR Magazine. “These companies engage in a wide range of responsible business practices, and do so while succeeding financially as well. They exemplify good corporate citizenship. Congratulations to all the winners.”

Clients and third-party organizations continue to recognize JLL 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:

  • A “World’s Most Ethical Company” by Ethisphere (ninth consecutive year)
  • Forbes – America’s Best Employers list 
  • Edmer Institute’s Ethics Award – JLL Turkey (third consecutive year)
  • dfv Mediengruppe Compliance Award – JLL Germany
  • India Institute of Directors’ Excellence in Global Corporate Governance
  • The Legal 500 – Best Law Department in the U.S. real estate industry
  • Corporate Counsel – Finalist for Best Legal Department of the Year
  • Asian Legal Business – Finalist for SE Asia Real Estate In-House Team of the Year

For more information, see JLL’s ongoing list of awards and recognition.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 303 data points of disclosure and performance measures—collected from publicly available information in several key categories. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index. Visit to access the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

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About JLL
JLL (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 $58.3 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

About Corporate Responsibility Magazine
SharedXpertise Media LLC is the publisher of CR Magazine (, 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 ( are also co-founders of the COMMIT!Forum, recognized worldwide as the leading event for corporate responsibility practitioners.

About the 100 Best Corporate Citizen’s 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 303 data points. The methodology for generating the list is governed by a Ratings and Rankings Committee of the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA).