JLL recognized as champion of health, well-being and sustainability
IWBI honors JLL for the second consecutive year with five 2022 IWBI Award wins
CHICAGO, April 20, 2023 – JLL (NYSE: JLL) has been recognized for the second consecutive year by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for its outstanding commitment, leadership and impact in prioritizing health and well-being in the built environment. JLL was awarded the WELL Enterprise Provider of the Year Award for the firm’s excellence in helping its clients realize the value of prioritizing WELL at scale. Additionally, JLL is the recipient of the 2022 Global WELL Leadership Award and Regional WELL Leadership Award (Americas) for receiving the highest WELL score across its corporate office portfolio.
In addition to the organizational awards, JLL is proud to announce that two of its APAC-based employees were also selected as recipients of individual 2022 IWBI Awards for their extraordinary strides as advocates and leaders within the WELL community. Praveenbabu Rajkumar, Assistant Manager, Energy & Sustainability Services, received the Emerging Market Award and Felicity Lee, Sustainability Consultant received the Adoption of WELL Award. Both are WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP’s).
“We’re delighted to be recognized as the organization with the highest WELL score globally, the WELL Enterprise Provider of the Year, and to have strong leaders such as Praveenbabu and Felicity leading the WELL movement. As part of our sustainability program and ESG commitments, JLL is dedicated to living into our promise to provide healthy spaces for all our employees,” says Erin Meezan, Chief Sustainability Officer. “WELL at scale allows us to showcase our company’s robust programs and policies around staff wellbeing, as well as our high-performing office spaces that support our people and global footprint.”
Over the past several years, JLL’s commitment to creating office spaces that meet the highest standards of sustainability, health and well-being has deeply strengthened through the WELL at scale application. The firm is honored to continue its standing among a cohort of individuals and organizations around the globe that are leading the charge to revolutionize the impact buildings, organizations and communities have on health, equity and quality of life.
JLL now has 11 offices globally that are individually WELL certified – ten of which are certified WELL Platinum, the highest possible achievement for the rating system. Currently there are 21 JLL offices across the globe undergoing individual certification. Through pursuing WELL certification both at scale and at individual offices, the firm continues to demonstrate the commitment to building healthy workplaces for JLL employees and clients. Today, JLL’s Global WELL Portfolio covers more than 4.5 million square feet across 307 offices, impacting over 100,000 employees.
“The WELL movement has seen tremendous growth over the past year, as organizations and individuals alike have championed strategies that contribute to health, well-being and people-first places everywhere,” said IWBI Chief Product Officer Jessica Cooper. “These awards recognize the standout contributions – the advocacy, engagement and leadership – that the recipients have taken forward to influence this growth.”
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 103,000 as of December 31, 2022. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.