CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced that it was named as one of Diversity MBA Magazine’s “50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Diverse Managers to Work.” This is Jones Lang LaSalle’s second consecutive year on the list, which features many of its largest clients from various industries and places the firm ahead of its main industry competitors in the D&I space.
The “2012 50 Out Front Companies” benchmarking survey evaluated companies based on on accountability, succession planning, representation, workplace inclusion, recruitment and board diversity. The companies featured on the list have all implemented intentional strategies that encourage managers and women of diverse backgrounds to excel and develop into leadership roles. Winners will be recognized at Diversity MBA’s annual Diversity & Leadership Awards Gala, taking place in Chicago on September 20.
“Our firm considers Diversity and Inclusion core values to our business practices. Integrating these values allows us to develop a best-in-class workforce, as well as strengthen meaningful client relationships,” said Angela Roseboro, Jones Lang LaSalle Chief Diversity Officer. “Our D&I framework fosters an inclusive environment that supports our colleagues drive careers and helps us attract, recruit, maintain and promote diverse top talent.”
The full list, featuring Jones Lang LaSalle and its D&I-promoting clients, can be found in the spring issue of Diversity MBA, or on the publication’s website, http://www.diversitymbamagazine.com/.
“In today's competitive market, companies must take a proactive approach to create environments that provide opportunities for women and people of color. Jones Lang LaSalle’s commitment to global diversity as a corporate leader and as such is truly deserving of Diversity MBA Magazine’s ‘50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership’ award ranking,” said Pamela McElvane, publisher and CEO of Diversity MBA Magazine.
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About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.2 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit www.joneslanglasalle.com.