JLL Celebrates Earth Day 2016

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The built environment accounts for about 40 percent of global energy consumption and around a third of the world’s carbon emissions, which means the real estate industry can play a significant role in reducing climate change impact.

In the last year alone, JLL signed the Caring for Climate declaration, pledged emissions reductions to the NAZCA and attended COP21 in Paris to show our support for a strong international climate agreement. To continue this momentum, the firm celebrated Earth Day last week and JLLers from around the world took part in related activities.

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In Chicago, sustainability is an integral part of JLL’s corporate headquarters renovation at Aon Center. A prime example is our LED lighting and sensor control system that automatically dims the lights for a 40 percent reduction in energy, while also providing plenty of light for work. Lights come on when employees arrive and dim when they go home. Whether dark or light, we’re always thinking green.

Check out some of our #JLLEarthDay social media highlights!

Earth Day special, get out and explore! #astrophotography #jllearthday

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JLL’s PDS Energy & Sustainability:

Leveraging the power of our global Energy and Sustainability platform, JLL’s Sustainability Project Management team leads the industry in ensuring our clients’ projects use less energy, waste and water while reducing their real estate costs and improving efficiency. Our services integrate energy and sustainability performance optimization into the design, construction and operation of our clients’ real estate projects. Whatever your goal – a high performance space, employee engagement, deep energy retrofit, carbon reporting, capital planning, asset value, competitive benchmarking certification – we will guide you through every step of the process.

For more information on JLL’s energy and sustainability solutions, please contact:
Jessica Bollhoefer – @JessBollhoefer 
Keara Fanning@KearaFanning

Learn how to think outside the ‘green box’ and use health and wellness to attract new occupiers here.

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