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.

What does a better world mean to you?

JLL’s purpose is more important than ever as we work together to shape the future of real estate for a better world. Watch this video to see what a better world means to JLL colleagues around the globe.

Our purpose


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.


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.


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.


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

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.

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.
JLL helps Hammerson create a sustainability strategy

In collaboration with Hammerson, an owner, manager and developer of retail destinations across Europe, we created a sustainability strategy to help it plan for the future.

Taking sustainability to the bank

After setting up shop in 60 countries, across all continents, this driven global bank set their sights on positioning themselves as market leaders in sustainability.

A healthy approach to sustainability

Proactive measures such as efficient chillers, mercury-free LED lighting, harvesting daylight, recycling wastewater ensured 40% energy and 30% water savings.

Adding the element of nature to Future of Work

The “forest” campus of Shell will become self-sustainable by 2021, contributing up to 30 times more carbon-dioxide absorption, reduced noise levels and enhanced bio-diversity.

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.

Solutions for a changing climate.


A better world

Our purpose is to shape the future of real estate for a better world.  It won’t be easy, and we don’t have all the answers yet but we’re leading by example. Watch the video to learn more.

News and recognitions

JLL announces strategic acquisition of leading building operations technology company Building Engines

Building Engines

Acquisition to expand reach and extend open ecosystem of advanced property management platform for real estate investors and operators

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