We shape the future of real estate for a better world

As a global company, we have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility efforts. We collaborate with our clients to shape growth opportunities, transform through technology, and build strong communities. JLL's purpose remains steadfast now more than ever — we shape the future of real estate for a better world.

Our CEO talks about JLL's purpose

Watch our CEO Christian Ulbrich as he discusses our purpose, why having one is so important, and what we're doing to deliver on it now and in the future.

Our purpose


Sustainability

We have long-term, science-based sustainability targets firmly in our sights. We pioneer products and services that are good for business and effect real environmental change for a sustainable future.


Corporate social responsibility

We create and support diverse, inclusive and sustainable communities for the people who work, live and invest in them; today and in the future.


Technology

We embrace technology to meet the needs of today and opportunities of tomorrow. We are leveraging technology to increase the value of the world’s buildings, enhancing the happiness and productivity of those who occupy them.

Sustainability


JLL to cut carbon emissions by over two-thirds

Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) approves JLL’s ambitious plan.


JLL founding partner of Bloomberg Green

JLL is one of five founding partners of Bloomberg Green, a new multiplatform editorial brand focused on climate change news, analysis, and solutions.


JLL's Global Sustainability Report

Our 11th annual Global Sustainability Report details how Building a Better Tomorrow supports clients, adds value for shareholders, and benefits employees and communities.




Corporate social responsibility


JLL Real Stories

Throughout the pandemic, JLL and their employees are giving back to their people, their communities, and their clients to help them through these challenging times.


JLL Women Inspire

We are proud to recognize the amazing women of JLL. Get to know some of our women leaders and allies around the globe.


JLL Fights Hunger with Feeding America

As part of our sustainability ambition, JLL is teamed up with Feeding America® — the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States — to help fight hunger.

Technology


Transform with technology

JLL Technologies drives our technology and digital initiatives to help accelerate innovation for our clients and the commercial real estate industry.


JLL Spark

JLL Spark is a strategic global venture fund investing in startups transforming commercial real estate through technology.


JLL’s partnership with MIT

JLL and MIT's Real Estate Innovation Lab focuses on innovation in the built environment




Case studies

Discover how we're helping our clients achieve their sustainability and technology ambitions, and how we create and support diverse and inclusive communities.
McDonald's headquarter's smart building vision comes to life

The fast food giant overhauled its corporate headquarters into a smart, connected workspace, built to attract and retain top talent.

Adventist Health set to be a healthcare leader in onsite renewable energy

Initiative to implement multilocation solar energy program will achieve sustainability and millions of dollars in savings.

Technology strategy sets forward-looking vision

After quadrupling in size through M&A, this U.S. bank defined a long-term CRE technology strategy to transform its business.

Zurich Insurance transforms HQ to achieve sustainability goals

Zurich Insurance wanted to transform its North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois with a new design focused on sustainability.

Talk to JLL

Join us on the journey to shape the future for a better world through sustainability, corporate social responsibility and technology. Talk to JLL today.

Shaping the future for a better world


240 sustainable building certifications achieved for clients


Over 100% of office space* to have a sustainability certification by 2030 *>10,000


12,467 days of employee time contributed to community causes


$7.7m cash contributions to community causes


112,674 metric tons CO2e averted by advising on renewable energy projects


Through LaSalle, with its ESG best practices, we enhance the performance of our clients’ investments.


Harvard University study sponsor: The Impact of Green Buildings on Cognitive Function research partnership


Since 2013 strategic partner to the World Economic Forum


36% of JLL’s Board of Directors are female, and the company set a target to increase the gender balance of its leadership population in its eight largest countries by 2021.

254 sustainable building certifications achieved for clients


Over 100% of office space* to have a sustainability certification by 2030 *>10,000


12,245 days of employee time contributed to community causes


$5.3m cash contributions to community causes


239,749 metric tons CO2e averted by advising on renewable energy projects


Through LaSalle, with its ESG best practices, we enhance the performance of our clients’ investments.


Harvard University study sponsor: The Impact of Green Buildings on Cognitive Function research partnership


Since 2013 strategic partner to the World Economic Forum


40% of JLL’s Board of Directors are female, and the company set a target to increase the gender balance of its leadership population in its eight largest countries by 2021.

Solutions for a changing climate.

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A better world

As the world fights the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, now, more than ever, we are passionately dedicated to delivering on our purpose. We shape the future of real estate for a better world. Watch the video to learn more.

News and recognitions

Real estate transparency improvement slows despite increasing sustainability commitment and proptech adoption

COVID-19 pandemic fast-tracks digitization and data collection, emphasizes key role of proptech in driving future transparency.

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