JLL named one of Ethisphere’s 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies for 14th consecutive year
Recognizes commitment to integrity and values-based leadership
CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2021 – JLL (NYSE: JLL) has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. For the 14th consecutive year, JLL has been honored for its commitment to improve communities, build capable and empowered workforces, and foster a corporate culture focused on ethics and a strong sense of purpose.
JLL is one of only four honorees in the real estate industry. In 2021, 135 honorees were recognized spanning 22 countries and 47 industries.
“We are honored to be included in the Ethisphere Institute’s 2021 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 14th consecutive year,” said Alan Tse, JLL Global Chief Legal Officer. “Ethics is one of JLL’s core values and we take pride in this external recognition of the strength of our program and the commitment of our leaders.”
“While addressing the tough challenges of 2020, we saw companies lead – above all other institutions – on earning the trust of stakeholders through resilience and a commitment to ethics and integrity,” said Ethisphere CEO, Timothy Erblich. “The World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the highest values and positively impacting the communities they serve. Congratulations to everyone at JLL for earning the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation.”
Ethics & Performance
According to Ethisphere’s Ethics Index, the publicly listed 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees outperformed a comparable index of large cap companies by 7.1 percentage points from January 2016 to January 2021.
Methodology & Scoring
Grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient®, the World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity and initiatives to support a strong value chain. The process serves as an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations across industries and around the globe.
This year, the process was streamlines and question set expanded to gauge how applicants are adapting and responding to the global health pandemic, environmental, social, and governance factors, safety, equity, and inclusion and social justice.
The full list of the 2021 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found at https://worldsmostethicalcompanies.com/honorees.
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 awards in the last year:
- Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
- Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America
- Drucker Institute WSJ Management Top 250
- Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies
- Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index
- Newsweek America’s Most Responsible Companies
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 Network is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion in 2020, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 91,000 as of December 31, 2020.