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 are shaping the future of real estate for our clients, our people, our planet and our communities. We are illuminating the path forward, across the future of spaces, technology and sustainability.
Delivering Australia’s first build-to-rent housing scheme

Investment manager UBS Grocon delivered Australia's first major institutional-grade rental housing project on the site of the former Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, laying the blueprint for future city living.

Negotiating for H&F Property

H&F Property seek planning approval in line with Victoria’s Affordable Housing Agreement for a 167 dwelling apartment development in Melbourne.

Putting profitability back into 175 Liverpool Street

With the iconic building at 175 Liverpool Street, Sydney losing its lustre compared to new offices nearby, our Project and Development Services team was appointed to put the 1970s tower back into the office A-league.

Delivering Aurecon's aspirational office

We relocated the Brisbane office of global engineering and infrastructure firm Aurecon to one of the world's most sustainable timber buildings.

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 Foundation expands climate-impacting mission with 15 new loans in its second year

Sustainable farming

Catalytic impact investment in innovative startups dedicated to mitigating climate change

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Trends & insights

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